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Topic: JUDAISM

Date: 1000-1100
Language: Late Latin
Origin: pentecoste, from Greek, 'fiftieth day', from pentekostos 'fiftieth'

Pentecost

noun
     
Pen‧te‧cost [uncountable and countable]
1RRC also Whitsun British English the seventh Sunday after Easter, when Christians celebrate the appearance of the Holy Spirit to the apostles
2RRJ a Jewish religious holiday 50 days after Passover
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