Lit. "booths." One of the three Pilgrim Festivals marked by the building of makeshift shelters called "sukkot" to commemorate the wandering of the Israelites in the wilderness on the way to the Promised Land. (see article).
plural of Sukkah, also used to describe the festival
The Feast of Tabernacles/Tents/Booths (sing. sukkah). A Fall harvest festival which commemorates the Israelites' wandering in the wilderness for forty years after the Exodus from Egypt and before their entry into the Promised Land.