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n. pl. Se·ders or Se·dar·im (sĭ-där′ĭm, sĕ-dä-rĭm′) Judaism
A ritual feast commemorating the exodus of the Jews from Egypt, held on the first night or first two nights of Passover.

[Hebrew sēder, order, arrangement, Seder; see sdr in Semitic roots.]


(Judaism) Judaism a ceremonial meal with prescribed ritual reading of the Haggadah observed in Jewish homes on the first night or first two nights of Passover
[from Hebrew sēdher order]


(ˈseɪ dər)

n., pl. Se•ders, Se•da•rim (ˌseɪ dɑˈrim)
Judaism. a ceremonial dinner, held on the first night or first two nights of Passover, that includes the reading of the haggadah and the eating of foods symbolic of the Israelites' slavery and the Exodus from Egypt.
[1860–65; < Hebrew sēdher literally, order, arrangement]


- The Hebrew word for "order, procedure"; it is the ceremonial Jewish dinner held on the first night of Passover.
See also related terms for procedure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Seder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of PassoverSeder - (Judaism) the ceremonial dinner on the first night (or both nights) of Passover
Last Supper, Lord's Supper - the traditional Passover supper of Jesus with his disciples on the eve of his crucifixion
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
supper - a light evening meal; served in early evening if dinner is at midday or served late in the evening at bedtime
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Above all, apart from my Caribbean-born gentile friend George--whom I'd dragged here while my Jewish husband was, uh, at a Black Crowes concert--this was a Seder of strangers.