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Sebat Line breaks: Sebat
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːbat/
(also Shebat, Shevat)

Definition of Sebat in English:

noun

(In the Jewish calendar) the fifth month of the civil and eleventh of the religious year, usually coinciding with parts of January and February.
Example sentences
  • Congregations plant trees and pursue agricultural projects on Tu B'Shevat, the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat.
  • The government edict which came at the beginning of Shevat, 1892, required all students to leave town within three days.

Origin

From Hebrew šĕḇaṭ.

Words that rhyme with Sebat

at, bat, brat, cat, chat, cravat, drat, expat, fat, flat, frat, gat, gnat, hat, hereat, high-hat, howzat, lat, mat, matt, matte, Montserrat, Nat, outsat, pat, pit-a-pat, plait, plat, prat, Rabat, rat, rat-tat, Sadat, sat, scat, shabbat, shat, skat, slat, spat, splat, sprat, stat, Surat, tat, that, thereat, tit-for-tat, vat, whereat

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