Tamar | תָּמָר
- Meaning: Palm Tree
In the Bible, Tamar was the widowed daughter-in-law of Judah. When Judah stalled her marriage to his youngest son, Tamar tricked Judah into sleeping with her in order to conceive a child.
The Torah describes the lulav, used on Sukkot, as a palm branch.
- Gender: Female
- Origin: Hebrew
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