noun al·me·mar \alˈmēˌmär\
variants: or



Definition of almemar



  1. :  a platform in a Jewish synagogue bearing the reading desk from which are read the Pentateuch and the Prophets —called also bema, bimah

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Origin and Etymology of almemar

Hebrew almēmār, from Arabic al-minbar the pulpit

First Known Use: 1731

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