Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that happens fifty days after Passover, celebrating spring harvest.(noun)
An example of Shavuot is a day in late spring when Jewish peple gather to eat a dairy meal and study the Torah.
See Shavuot in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Heb (chag-ha) shavuot, (the Feast of) Weeks < shavua, week < sheva, seven; akin to IE *septṃ, seven
See Shavuot in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Hebrew šābû‘ôt
Origin: , pl. of šābû‘a, week
Origin: , from šeba‘, seven; see šbע in Semitic roots.