etrog

or eth·rog, es·rog

[ es-rohg, -ruh g, et-; Sephardic Hebrew et-rawg; Ashkenazic Hebrew es-rohg ]
/ ˈɛs roʊg, -rəg, ˈɛt-; Sephardic Hebrew ɛtˈrɔg; Ashkenazic Hebrew ɛsˈroʊg /

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.

Nearby words

  1. etonian,
  2. etonogestrel,
  3. etoposide,
  4. etorphine,
  5. etr.,
  6. etruria,
  7. etrurian,
  8. etruscan,
  9. etruscan ware,
  10. etruscology

Origin of etrog

From the Hebrew word ethrōgh

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