noun Tar·gum \ˈtär-ˌgm, -ˌgüm\

Definition of TARGUM

:  an Aramaic translation or paraphrase of a portion of the Old Testament

Origin of TARGUM

Late Hebrew targūm, from Aramaic, translation
First Known Use: 1587


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