Definition of shetar in US English:

shetar

(also shtarr, shtar, sh'tar)

noun

historical
  • A Jewish deed or bond, especially one of release or acquittance of debt; a receipt given on payment of a debt.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From post-biblical Hebrew šĕṭār official (especially legal) document from Aramaic šĕṭārā', emphatic form of šĕṭār from Babylonian šaṭāru to write.

Pronunciation

shetar

/ˈʃɛtɑː/