Main definitions of etrog in US English:

: etrog1Etrog2

etrog1

(also esrog, ethrog)

noun

  • A citron, the fruit of the tree Citrus medica (family Rutaceae), used ritually in the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles (Succoth).

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Hebrew Review. From post-biblical Hebrew (Mishnah) eṯrōg citron, citron tree from Persian tūrunj kind of citrus fruit, further etymology uncertain and disputed.

Pronunciation

etrog

/ˈɛtrɒɡ/

Main definitions of etrog in US English:

: etrog1Etrog2

Etrog2

noun

historical
  • A name between 1968 and 1979 for: any of the Canadian Film Awards, presented annually for achievement in the Canadian film industry.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Globe and Mail. From the name of Sorel Etrog (b. 1933), Romanian-born Canadian sculptor, who designed the statuette commemorating the award.

Pronunciation

Etrog

/ˈɛtrɒɡ/