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Sha·bu·oth(shə-vo͞o′ōt′, -əs, shä′vo͞o-ôt′)
Variant of Shavuot.
Shabuoth(ʃəˈvuːəs; -əʊs; Hebrew ʃavuːˈɔt)
(Judaism) a variant spelling of Shavuot
or Sha•vu•ot(ʃəˈvu oʊs, ʃɑ vuˈɔt)
a Jewish festival, celebrated on the sixth or sixth and seventh days of Sivan, that commemorates God's giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses.Also called Feast of Weeks, Pentecost.
[1890–95; < Hebrew Shābhū‘ōth literally, weeks]
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|Noun||1.||Shabuoth - (Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments|
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Jewish holy day - a religious holiday for Jews