from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Jewish feast celebrated on the 33rd day of the Omer (the 18th day of Iyar).
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- n. (Judaism) Jewish holy day; the 33rd day after the 2nd day of Passover; the 18th day of Iyar
Mishnaic Hebrew lag bā-'ōmer : lag, 33rd (from the numerical values of the letters l, 30 and g, 3) + bā, in the (bə, in + hā, the) + 'ōmer, the Omer; see omer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)