Shemini Atzereth

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

Definition of Shemini Atzereth

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

Origin and Etymology of shemini atzereth

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


First Known Use: circa 1905


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