hagigah

plural noun

ha·​gi·​gah
həˈgēgə
variants or chagigah
ḵəˈ-
: the voluntary sacrifices offered with the paschal lamb at the Passover and on other festivals by Jews on their pilgrimages to the temple at Jerusalem

Word History

Etymology

Hebrew ḥăghīghāh

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“Hagigah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hagigah. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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