Definition of maror in English:

maror

(also moror, moroire)

noun

Judaism
  • Bitter herbs eaten at the Passover Seder service as a reminder of the Israelites' captivity in Egypt.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Israel Zangwill (1864–1926), writer and advocate of Jewish causes. From Hebrew mārōr bitter herb from mar bitter.

Pronunciation

maror

/maˈrɔː/