Definition of Seder in English:


Syllabification: Se·der
Pronunciation: /ˈsādər


  • A Jewish ritual service and ceremonial dinner for the first night or first two nights of Passover.
    More example sentences
    • Most Jews in some way participate in a Passover Seder and observe Yom Kippur.
    • We still began the Passover Seder and ended Yom Kippur by references to exile, but our heart wasn't into it.
    • Throughout the world, Messianic congregations hold elaborate and well-publicized Passover Seders.


from Hebrew sēḏer 'order, procedure'.

More definitions of Seder

Definition of Seder in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody