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Gemara

play
noun Ge·ma·ra \gə-ˈmär-ə, -ˈmȯr-\

Definition of Gemara

  1. :  a commentary on the Mishnah forming the second part of the Talmud

Gemaric play \-ik\ adjective
Gemarist play \-ist\ noun


Origin of gemara

Aramaic gĕmārā completion


First Known Use: 1613


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