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



BrE BrE//ʃəˈvuːəs//
, BrE//ˌʃɑːvʊˈɒt//
; NAmE NAmE//ʃəˈvuːoʊt//
, NAmE//ʃəˈvuːoʊθ//
(also Feast of Weeks, Pentecost) [uncountable] Religious holidays and festivals
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a Jewish festival that takes place 50 days after the second day of Passover See related entries: Religious holidays and festivals Word Originfrom Hebrew šāb̲ū‘ōt̲ ‘weeks’, with reference to the weeks between Passover and Pentecost.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Shavuoth