noun Mish·nah \ˈmish-nə\
variants: or


play \ˈmish-nə\

Definition of Mishnah

  1. :  the collection of mostly halachic Jewish traditions compiled about a.d. 200 and made the basic part of the Talmud


play \mish-ˈnā-ik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of mishnah

Hebrew mishnāh instruction, oral law

First Known Use: 1610

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