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

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History and Etymology for shalosh seudoth

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

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“Shalosh seudoth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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