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bat mitzvah

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noun, often capitalized B&M bat mitz·vah \bät-ˈmits-və\

Definition of bat mitzvah

  1. 1 :  a Jewish girl who at 12 or more years of age assumes religious responsibilities

  2. 2 :  the initiatory ceremony recognizing a girl as a bat mitzvah



Variants of bat mitzvah

also bas mitzvah play \bäs-\

Origin of bat mitzvah

Hebrew bath mişwāh, literally, daughter of the (divine) law


First Known Use: 1910


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bat mitzvah

verb bat mitz·vah

Definition of bat mitzvah

bat mitzvahed also bas mitzvahedbat mitzvahing also bas mitzvahing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to administer the ceremony of bat mitzvah to



1976

First Known Use of bat mitzvah

1976

Variants of bat mitzvah

also bas mitzvah

BAT MITZVAH Defined for Kids

bat mitzvah

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noun , often cap B&M bat mitz·vah \bät-ˈmits-və\

Definition of bat mitzvah for Students

  1. 1 :  a Jewish girl who at twelve or more years of age takes on religious responsibilities

  2. 2 :  the ceremony recognizing a girl as a bat mitzvah



Variants of bat mitzvah

also bas mitzvah \bäs-\

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