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Meaning of omer

o•mer

Pronunciation: (ō'murSeph. Heb.ô&sylpmer'Ashk. Heb.ō'mer), [key]
— n.
  1. a Hebrew unit of dry measure, the tenth part of an ephah.
  2. (usually cap.)the period of 49 days extending from the second day of Passover to the first day of Shavuoth.
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