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noun Tal·mud \ˈtäl-ˌmd, ˈtal-məd\

Definition of TALMUD

:  the authoritative body of Jewish tradition comprising the Mishnah and Gemara
Tal·mu·dic \tal-ˈmü-dik, -ˈmyü-, -ˈmə-; täl-ˈm-\ adjective
tal·mud·ism \ˈtäl-ˌm-ˌdi-zəm, ˈtal-, -mə-\ noun often capitalized

Origin of TALMUD

Late Hebrew talmūdh, literally, instruction
First Known Use: 1532

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noun Tal·mud \ˈtäl-ˌmd, ˈtal-məd\

Definition of TALMUD for Kids

:  a collection of writings on Jewish law and custom and religious practice


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