- Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that happens fifty days after Passover, celebrating spring harvest.
An example of Shavuot is a day in late spring when Jewish peple gather to eat a dairy meal and study the Torah.
a Jewish holiday, the Feast of Weeks, or Pentecost, originally celebrating the spring harvest, now chiefly commemorating the revelation of the Law at Mount Sinai: celebrated on the 6th & 7th days of Sivan
Origin of Shavuot; from Classical Hebrew (language) (chag-ha) shavuot, (the Feast of) Weeks ; from shavua, week ; from sheva, seven; akin to Indo-European an unverified form septṃ, seven
A feast held on the sixth and seventh days of Sivan in commemoration of the revelation of the Law on Mount Sinai and the celebration of the wheat festival in ancient times. Also called Pentecost.
Origin of ShavuotHebrew šābû‘ôt, pl. of šābû‘a, week, from šeba‘, seven; see šb&ayin; in Semitic roots.