noun, often capitalized
sab·​bat | \ ˈsa-bət How to pronounce sabbat (audio) \

Definition of sabbat

2 : any of eight neo-pagan religious festivals commemorating phases of the changing seasons

First Known Use of sabbat

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sabbat

French, literally, sabbath, from Latin sabbatum

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“Sabbat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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