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haroseth

[Sephardic Hebrew khah-raw-set; Ashkenazic Hebrew khah-roh-sis]
noun Hebrew.
  1. 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.
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Also ha·ro·set, charoseth, charoset.

Origin of haroseth

ḥărōseth, akin to ḥarsīth pottery clay
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