noun chup·pah \ˈ-pə, -(ˌ)pä\

Definition of CHUPPAH

:  a canopy under which the bride and groom stand during a Jewish wedding ceremony

Variants of CHUPPAH

chup·pah or hup·pah also chup·pa \ˈ-pə, -(ˌ)pä\

Origin of CHUPPAH

Yiddish & Hebrew; Yiddish khupe, from Hebrew ḥuppāh
First Known Use: 1876


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