plural noun

: the first ripe fruits offered in thanks to God on the altar of the Temple in ancient Palestine
in modern Israel : the products of the orchards and fields gathered and sold to further the Jewish National Fund

Word History


Hebrew bikkūrīm first fruits

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“Bikkurim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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