shalosh seudoth

sha·​losh seu·​doth
variants: or shalosh seudot or shalosh seudos \ ˈshäˌlō(sh)ˈsüˌdōt(h) , -​ˌdōs , ˈshälə(sh)ˈsüdəs \

Definition of shalosh seudoth

: 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

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for shalosh seudoth

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

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on shalosh seudoth

What made you want to look up shalosh seudoth? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a period when something is suspended

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!