Definitions for "Shofar"
Keywords:  rosh, horn, kippur, trumpet, hashanah
(Hebrew): The biblical trumpet/clarion-like wind instrument, usually made from a ram's horn, should be defined more generically as a ritual horn of ancient Israel. Modern Jewry's chief acquaintance with the shofar derives from the religious association with its ceremonial position in the Rosh Hashana morning service, and in the Yom Kippur evening service, signaling the end of the annual High Holy Days celebration.
a horn used in Jewish ritual, often inscribed with the epitaph in a Jewish burial
In Jewish worship, Ram's horn sounded at Rosh Hashanah morning worship and at the conclusion of Yom Kippur, as well as other times in that period during the fall.