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minyan

noun min·yan \ˈmin-yən\
plural min·ya·nim\ˌmin-yə-ˈnēm\ or min·yans

Definition of MINYAN

:  the quorum required for Jewish communal worship that consists of ten male adults in Orthodox Judaism and usually ten adults of either sex in Conservative and Reform Judaism
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Origin of MINYAN

Hebrew minyān, literally, number, count
First Known Use: 1753

Rhymes with MINYAN

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