noun \mə-ˈsr-ə\

Definition of MASORA

:  a body of notes on the textual traditions of the Hebrew Scripture compiled by scribes during the first millennium of the Christian era

Variants of MASORA

Ma·so·ra or Ma·so·rah \mə-ˈsr-ə\

Origin of MASORA

Modern Hebrew mĕsōrāh, from Late Hebrew māsōreth tradition, from Hebrew, bond
First Known Use: 1659


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