etrog

Pronunciations

etrog (eh-TROG) listen
etrog (ET-rohg) listen

Definitions

  • n. Citron (lemon-like fruit) used ritually on Sukkot.

Example Sentences

  • Be careful with this etrog- you don't want the pitom to break.

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • אתרוג

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      esrog

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