Definition of eruv noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈerʊv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈerʊv//
(pl. eruvim
BrE BrE//ˈerʊvɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈerʊvɪm//
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an area in a city inside which Jews may do certain things on the Sabbath that they are not normally allowed to do Word Originfrom Hebrew ‘ērūb̲, from a base meaning ‘mixture’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: eruv