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Tu Bishevat

[too bi-shuh-vaht, -shvaht] /ˈtu bɪ ʃəˈvɑt, -ˈʃvɑt/
noun, Judaism.
1.
the 15th day of the month of Shevat, observed as a new year for trees by planting trees and by eating fruits.
Also, Tu Bishebat
[too bi-shuh-baht, -shbaht] /ˌtu bɪ ʃəˈbɑt, -ˈʃbɑt/ (Show IPA)
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Also called Hamishah Asar Bishevat.
Origin
< Hebrew ṭū bishbhāṭ equivalent to ṭū fifteen + bi of + shəbhāt Shevat
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