Masorete


Mas·o·rete

noun \ˈma-sə-ˌrēt\

Definition of MASORETE

:  one of the scribes who compiled the Masora
Mas·o·ret·ic \ˌma-sə-ˈre-tik\ adjective

Variants of MASORETE

Mas·o·rete or Mas·so·rete \ˈma-sə-ˌrēt\

Origin of MASORETE

French massoreth, from Late Hebrew māsōreth
First Known Use: 1653

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