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Mishnah

noun Mish·nah \ˈmish-nə\

Definition of Mishnah

  1. :  the collection of mostly halachic Jewish traditions compiled about a.d. 200 and made the basic part of the Talmud

Mishnaic play \mish-ˈnā-ik\ adjective


Variants of mishnah

or Mishna play \ˈmish-nə\

Origin of mishnah

Hebrew mishnāh instruction, oral law


First Known Use: 1610


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