shofar[s̸hō′fər, -fär′; Heb s̸hō̂ fär′]
nounpl. sho·fars or sho·froth Judaism
A trumpet made of a ram's horn, blown by the ancient Hebrews during religious ceremonies and as a signal in battle, now sounded in the synagogue during Rosh Hashanah and at the end of Yom Kippur.
Origin of shofarHebrew šôpār, ram's horn, shofar; akin to Akkadian sappāru, šappāru, fallow deer, and sappartu, tip of an animal's horn, from Sumerian šegbar, fallow deer.
From the Hebrew שׁוֹפָר (shofár, “shofar”)