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Tu Bishevat

[ too bi-shuh-vaht, -shvaht ]
/ ˈtu bɪ ʃəˈvɑt, -ˈʃvɑt /
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noun Judaism.

the 15th day of the month of Shevat, observed as a new year for trees by planting trees and by eating fruits.

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Also Tu Bi·she·bat [too bi-shuh-baht, -shbaht]. /ˌtu bɪ ʃəˈbɑt, -ˈʃbɑt/.

Origin of Tu Bishevat

<Hebrew ṭū bishbhāṭ equivalent to ṭū fifteen + bi of + shəbhātShevat
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