shalosh seudoth


sha·​losh seu·​doth
variants or shalosh seudot or shalosh seudos
: the 3d meal eaten on the Sabbath as ordained in the Talmud and usually served as light refreshments accompanied by songs and ceremonies late in the afternoon following the minhah service in the synagogue

Word History


Yiddish & Late Hebrew; Yiddish shalesh seudes, from Late Hebrew shālōsh sĕʽūdhōth 3 meals

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“Shalosh seudoth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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