Lag-b-omer definition

läg bōmər, läg bə-ōmĕr
A Jewish feast celebrated on the 33rd day of the Omer (the 18th day of Iyar).
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A Jewish holiday observed on the 18th day of Iyar.
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Origin of lag-b-omer

  • Mishnaic Hebrew lag bā-‘ōmer lag 33rd (from the numerical values of the letters l 30) (g 3) in the ( in) ( the) ‘ōmer the Omer omer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition