Dictionary.com

shiur

/ (ˈʃiʊr, ʃiˈʊːr) /
Save This Word!

noun plural shiurim (ʃiʊˈrim, ʃiˈʊːrim)

a lesson, esp one in which a passage of the Talmud is studied together by a group of people

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Word Origin for shiur

from Hebrew, literally: measurement
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
See Today's Synonym