yom tob

variants: or yom tov \ ˈyȯ|m(ˌ)təv , ˈyə| sometimes |n(ˌ)t-​ ; ¦yōmˈtōv \
plural yomim tobim or yomim tovim\ ¦yōmə̇mˈtōvə̇m , yō¦mēmtōˈvēm \

Definition of yom tob

: a Jewish holiday or festival

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History and Etymology for yom tob

Hebrew yōm ṭōbh, from yōm day + ṭōbh good

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“Yom tob.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yom%20tob. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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