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mohel

play
noun mo·hel \ˈmō-(h)el, ˈmȯi(-ə)l\

Definition of mohel

plural

mohels

also

mohalim

\ˌmō-hä-ˈlēm\ or

mohelim

play \-(h)e-ˈlēm\
  1. :  a person who performs ritual Jewish circumcisions



Origin and Etymology of mohel

Hebrew mōhēl


First Known Use: 1650


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