Sha·vu·ot also Sha·bu·oth (shə-vōt′, -əs, shä′v-ôt)
A feast held on the sixth and seventh days of Sivan in commemoration of the revelation of the Law on Mount Sinai and the celebration of the wheat festival in ancient times. Also called Pentecost.
[Hebrew šābû'ôt, pl. of šābû'a, week, from šeba', seven; see šbʿ in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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