nounWord forms: plural ˈshofars or Hebrew shoˈfrot (ʃɔˈfʀoʊt; sh^ōfrōtˈ)
a ram's horn used in ancient times as a signaling trumpet, and still blown in synagogues on Rosh Hashana and at the end of Yom Kippur
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Word origin of 'shofar'Heb shofar