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Haggadah

Hag·ga·dah (Hag·ga·da)

Haggadah (Haggada)

pronunciation:
ha ga da [or] h ga d
part of speech: noun
inflections: Haggadahs, Haggadoth
definition 1: a book read at the Passover Seder that contains the story of Exodus and the ritual of the Seder.
definition 2: (often l.c.) an anecdote, parable, proverb, legend, or the like that serves to interpret scripture or illustrate a point of Talmudic law.