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Talmud

play
noun Tal·mud \ˈtäl-ˌmu̇d, ˈtal-məd\

Definition of Talmud

  1. :  the authoritative body of Jewish tradition comprising the Mishnah and Gemara

Talmudic play \tal-ˈmü-dik, -ˈmyü-, -ˈmə-; täl-ˈmu̇-\ adjective
talmudism play \ˈtäl-ˌmu̇-ˌdi-zəm, ˈtal-, -mə-\ noun often capitalized


Origin of talmud

Late Hebrew talmūdh, literally, instruction


First Known Use: 1532

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