shalosh seudoth

noun sha·losh seu·doth \ˈshäˌlō(sh)ˈsüˌdōt(h), -ˌdōs, ˈshälə(sh)ˈsüdəs\
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shalosh seudot

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shalosh seudos

\ˈshäˌlō(sh)ˈsüˌdōt(h), -ˌdōs, ˈshälə(sh)ˈsüdəs\

Definition of shalosh seudoth

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of shalosh seudoth

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


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