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SHOFAR (shofroth)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does shofar mean? 

SHOFAR (noun)
  The noun SHOFAR has 1 sense:

1. 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

  Familiarity information: SHOFAR used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHOFAR (noun)


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Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

shofar; shophar

Hypernyms ("shofar" is a kind of...):

horn (an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound)


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