Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mohel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the act or an instance of embezzling

Get Word of the Day daily email!