Sukkoth

noun
Suk·​koth | \ ˈsu̇-kəs How to pronounce Sukkoth (audio) , -ˌkōt, -ˌkōth, -ˌkōs \
variants: or Sukkot

Definition of Sukkoth

: a Jewish harvest festival beginning on the 15th of Tishri and commemorating the temporary shelters used by the Jews during their wandering in the wilderness

First Known Use of Sukkoth

1843, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Sukkoth

Hebrew sukkōth, plural of sukkāh

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“Sukkoth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sukkoth. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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