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Brit Milah

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noun Brit Mi·lah \ˈbrit-mē-ˈlä, -ˈmē-(ˌ)lä\

Definition of Brit Milah

  1. :  bris



Variants of brit milah

also Brith Milah play \ˈbrit-, ˈbrith-, ˈbris-\

Origin of brit milah

Hebrew bĕrīth mīlāh, literally, covenant of circumcision


First Known Use: circa 1902


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