[es-rohg, -ruh g]

noun, plural es·ro·gim [es-roh-gim] /ɛsˈroʊ gɪm/, es·rogs. Judaism.


or eth·rog, es·rog

[es-rohg, -ruh g, et-; Sephardic Hebrew et-rawg; Ashkenazic Hebrew es-rohg]

noun, plural et·rogs, et·ro·gim [Sephardic Hebrew et-raw-geem; Ashkenazic Hebrew es-roh-gim] /Sephardic Hebrew ɛt rɔˈgim; Ashkenazic Hebrew ɛsˈroʊ gɪm/.

Judaism. a citron for use with the lulav during the Sukkoth festival service.

Origin of etrog

From the Hebrew word ethrōgh Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for esrog

Historical Examples of esrog

  • As I entered, he sat in company with another man, holding his Lulov and Esrog (palm and citron).

    Ghetto Comedies

    Israel Zangwill