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shophar

[shoh-fer; Sephardic Hebrew shaw-fahr; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-fuh r, shoh-fahr] /ˈʃoʊ fər; Sephardic Hebrew ʃɔˈfɑr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃoʊ fər, ʃoʊˈfɑr/
noun, plural shophars Hebrew, shophroth, shophrot, shophros
[Sephardic Hebrew shaw-frawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew shoh-frohs, shoh-frohs] /Sephardic Hebrew ʃɔˈfrɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃoʊ froʊs, ʃoʊˈfroʊs/ (Show IPA).
Judaism.
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British Dictionary definitions for shophar

shofar

/ˈʃəʊfɑː; Hebrew ʃɔˈfar/
noun (pl) -fars, -phars, -froth, -phroth (Hebrew) (-ˈfrɔt)
1.
(Judaism) a ram's horn sounded in the synagogue daily during the month of Elul and repeatedly on Rosh Hashanah, and by the ancient Israelites as a warning, summons, etc
Word Origin
from Hebrew shōphār ram's horn

shophar

/ˈʃəʊfɑː; Hebrew ʃɔˈfar/
noun (pl) -phars, -phroth (Hebrew) (-ˈfrɔt)
1.
a variant spelling of shofar
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