Shemini Atzereth

noun
She·​mi·​ni Atze·​reth | \shə-ˈmē-nē-ät-ˈser-ət, -əth, -əs\

Definition of Shemini Atzereth 

: a Jewish festival following the seventh day of Sukkoth and marked by a special prayer for seasonal rain

First Known Use of Shemini Atzereth

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shemini Atzereth

Late Hebrew shĕmīnī ʽăṣereth, from Hebrew shĕmīnī eighth + ʽăṣereth assembly

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