mitzvah

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

mitz·vah

noun \ˈmits-və\
plural mitz·voth \-ˌvōt, -ˌvōth, -ˌvōs\ or mitz·vahs

Definition of MITZVAH

1
:  a commandment of the Jewish law
2
:  a meritorious or charitable act

Origin of MITZVAH

Hebrew miṣwāh
First Known Use: 1650

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