Pronunciation: (âr'oov, er'-; Seph. Heb.e'rOOv; Ashk. Heb.ā'roov), [key]
—pl. er•u•vinPronunciation: (âr'oo-vin", er'-; Seph. Heb.e-rOO-vēn'; Ashk. Heb.ā-roo'vin), [key] er•uvs. Judaism.
1. any of three rabbinical enactments that ease certain Sabbath restrictions.
2. a line delineating an area in which Orthodox Jews may carry on certain activities normally forbidden on the Sabbath. Also,erub.
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