Talmud

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

Definition of Talmud 

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

Other Words from Talmud

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

First Known Use of Talmud

1532, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Talmud

Late Hebrew talmūdh, literally, instruction

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Talmud

noun
Tal·mud | \ˈtäl-ˌmu̇d, ˈtal-məd\

Kids Definition of Talmud

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

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