lulab

noun
lu·​lab
variants: or lulav or less commonly lulov \ ˈlüˌläv , -​ləv \
plural lulabim or lulavim\ ˌlüləˈvēm \ or lulabs or lulavs\ ˈlüˌlävz , -​ləvz \ also lulovim\ lüˈlȯvə̇m , -​vēm \ or lulovs

Definition of lulab

: the traditional festive palm branch that is carried and waved during the festival of Sukkoth — compare ethrog

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History and Etymology for lulab

Hebrew lūlābh branch

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“Lulab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lulab. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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