mezuzah


me·zu·zah

noun \mə-ˈz-zə\
plural me·zu·zahs or me·zu·zas or me·zu·zot\-ˈz-ˌzōt\

Definition of MEZUZAH

:  a small parchment scroll inscribed with Deuteronomy 6:4–9 and 11:13–21 and the name Shaddai and placed in a case fixed to the doorpost by some Jewish families as a sign and reminder of their faith; also :  such a scroll and its case

Variants of MEZUZAH

me·zu·zah or me·zu·za \mə-ˈz-zə\

Origin of MEZUZAH

Hebrew mĕzūzāh doorpost
First Known Use: 1650

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