Definition of shammes in English:

shammes

Syllabification: sham·mes
Pronunciation: /ˈSHäməs/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

1A sexton in a synagogue.
2The candle that is used to light the others in a menorah for Hanukkah.

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Word of the day hypnopompic
Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
adjective
relating to the state immediately preceding waking up