ethrog

noun
eth·​rog
variants: or etrog \eˈthrōg, et‧ˈrōg, ˈ⸗ˌ⸗ \ or esrog \ˈesˌrōg \
plural ethrogim or etrogim\ˌethrōˈgim, ˌet‧r-​ \ or esrogim\esˈrōgim \ or ethrogs or etrogs or esrogs

Definition of ethrog 

: the fruit of the citron (Citrus medica) anciently used with the palm branch in the celebration of Sukkoth and still used by Jews as a symbol of that occasion — compare lulab

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First Known Use of ethrog

1834, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ethrog

Hebrew ethrōgh

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