gra·​ger | \ ˈgrägə(r) \
variants: or greger or gregger \ -​reg-​ \ or less commonly grogger \ -​räg-​ \
plural -s

Definition of grager

: a rattle or noisemaker traditionally used by children during the Purim festival at every mention of Haman's name during the reading in the synagogue of the scroll of the Book of Esther

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History and Etymology for grager

Yiddish grager, greger, from Polish grzegarz rattle

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“Grager.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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