HyperDic: pentecost

English > 2 senses of the word Pentecost:
NOUNtimePentecost, Whitsundayseventh Sunday after Easter
timePentecost, Shavous, Shabuoth, Shavuoth, Shavuot, Feast of Weeks(Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments
Pentecost > pronunciation
Soundspeh'ntahkao.st
Rhymesaccost ... lost: 12 rhymes with aost...
English > Pentecost: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningSeventh Sunday after Easter; commemorates the emanation of the Holy Spirit to the Apostles; a quarter day in Scotland.
SynonymWhitsunday
Part ofWhitsun, Whitsuntide, WhitweekChristian holiday
Broaderquarter dayA Christian holy day
SpanishPentecostés
CatalanPentecosta
Adjectivespentecostalof or relating to or occurring at Pentecost
English > Pentecost: 2 senses > noun 2, time
Meaning(Judaism) Jewish holy day celebrated on the sixth of Sivan to celebrate Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.
SynonymsShavous, Shabuoth, Shavuoth, Shavuot, Feast of Weeks
CategoryJudaismThe monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
BroaderJewish holy dayA religious holiday for Jews
SpanishPentecosta, Pentecostés
CatalanPentecosta
Adjectivespentecostalof or relating to or occurring at Pentecost

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