Definitions for "Shavu'ot"
Keywords:  festival, oht, pesah, voo, shuh
The Festival of Weeks or Pentecost, celebrated five weeks or 50 days after Pesah. This traditional harvest and pilgrimage festival appears to have served the Qumran community as the time of its annual covenant renewal ceremony (see 4QD-a 11.16-18 and the Jubilees discussion of the festival)
(shuh-VOO-oht; shah-VOO-uhs) Lit. weeks. A festival commemorating the giving of the Torah and the harvest of the first fruits.