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challah

noun chal·lah \ˈä-lə, ˈhä-\

Definition of CHALLAH

:  egg-rich yeast-leavened bread that is usually braided or twisted before baking and is traditionally eaten by Jews on the Sabbath and holidays

Variants of CHALLAH

chal·lah also chal·la or hal·lah \ˈä-lə, ˈhä-\
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Origin of CHALLAH

Yiddish khale, from Hebrew ḥallāh
First Known Use: 1907

Other Jewish Religion Terms

Talmud, Zion, dybbuk, kosher, tabernacle, tetragrammaton, yarmulke

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