Kol Nidre

noun Kol Ni·dre \kōl-ˈni-(ˌ)drā, kl-, -drə; -ni-ˈdrā\

Definition of KOL NIDRE

:  a formula for the annulment of private vows chanted in the synagogue on the eve of Yom Kippur

Origin of KOL NIDRE

Aramaic kol nidhrē all the vows; from the opening phrase of the prayer
First Known Use: 1881


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