heder

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he·der

noun \ˈā-dər, ˈe-\

Definition of HEDER

:  an elementary Jewish school in which children are taught to read the Torah and other books in Hebrew

Variants of HEDER

he·der also che·der \ˈā-dər, ˈe-\

Origin of HEDER

Yiddish kheyder, from Hebrew ḥedher room
First Known Use: 1882

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