noun plural but usually singular in construction

variants or haroset or haroses
or charoseth or charoset or charoses
: a pastelike mixture of apples, nuts, cinnamon, and wine used during the seder meal on the Passover and symbolic of the clay from which the Israelites made bricks during their Egyptian slavery

Word History


Hebrew ḥaroseth, ḥaroset, from ḥarsith, ḥarsit clay or earthen pot

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“Haroseth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haroseth. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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