noun (plural shofars or shofroth /ˈʃəʊfrəʊt/)
A ram’s-horn trumpet formerly used by Jews as an ancient battle signal and now used in Jewish religious ceremonies.
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- Positive commandments include activities such as blowing the shofar on Rosh Hashana, the study of Torah, the wearing of the tallit, etc.
- And no rabbi feels compelled to tell his congregants about the importance of coming to hear the shofar on Rosh Hashana.
- He opposed circumcision, wearing of skull caps or prayer shawls, or the blowing of the shofar - in short just about anything traditionally Jewish.
from Hebrew šōp̱ār, (plural) šōp̱ārōṯ.
Definition of shofar in:
- The US English dictionary