Pu·rim (prĭm, p-rēm)
The 14th of Adar, observed in celebration of the deliverance of the Jews from massacre by Haman.
[Hebrew pûrîm, pl. of pûr, lot (from the lots Haman cast to decide the day of the massacre, Esther 9:24–26), from Akkadian pūru, lot; perhaps akin to Hittite pul, lot, and Hurrian pulaḫli, lot caster.]
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