shophar


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shophar

(ˈʃəʊfɑː; Hebrew ʃɔˈfar)
n, pl -phars or -phroth (Hebrew -ˈfrɔt)
(Judaism) a variant spelling of shofar
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Noun1.shophar - an ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ramshophar - an ancient musical horn made from the horn of a ram; used in ancient times by the Israelites to sound a warning or a summons; used in synagogues today on solemn occasions
horn - an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound
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