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Tu Bishevat

[ too bi-shuh-vaht, -shvaht ]

noun

, Judaism.
  1. 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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Origin of Tu Bishevat1

< Hebrew ṭū bishbhāṭ equivalent to ṭū fifteen + bi of + shəbhāt Shevat

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