[Sephardic Hebrew khah-raw-set; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-roh-sis]
- a mixture of chopped nuts and apples, wine, and spices that is eaten at the Seder meal on Passover: traditionally regarded as symbolic of the mortar used by Israelite slaves in Egypt.
Also ha·ro·set, charoseth, charoset.
Origin of haroseth
ḥărōseth, akin to ḥarsīth pottery clay
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Examples from the Web for haroset
Can you imagine Barney Frank and Jack Black conversating over the haroset?My Fantasy Seder Guest List
Emily L. Hauser
March 25, 2013