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[oh-mer; Sephardic Hebrew aw-mer; Ashkenazic Hebrew oh-mer] /ˈoʊ mər; Sephardic Hebrew ɔˈmɛr; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈoʊ mɛr/

a Hebrew unit of dry measure, the tenth part of an ephah.
(usually initial capital letter) Judaism. the period of 49 days extending from the second day of Passover to the first day of Shavuoth.
an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to one tenth of an ephah
(Judaism) a period of seven weeks extending from the second day of Passover to the first day of Shavuoth, and observed as a period of semimourning

Hebrew measure of capacity (a little over 5 pints), from Hebrew ‘omer.

a handful, one-tenth of an ephah=half a gallon dry measure (Ex. 16:22, 32, 33, 36)=”tenth deal.”


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