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mazel tov

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interjection ma·zel tov \ˈmä-zəl-ˌtȯv, -ˌtȯf\

Definition of mazel tov

  1. —used to express congratulations



Origin of mazel tov

Late Hebrew mazzāl tōbh, literally, good luck


First Known Use: 1862


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