arba kanfoth

noun ar·ba kan·foth \¦ärbəˈkänfəs, -ˌfōs, -ˌfōt\
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arba kanfot

\¦ärbəˈkänfəs, -ˌfōs, -ˌfōt\

Definition of arba kanfoth

  1. :  a rectangular strip of cloth that has fringes fastened to its four corners and has an opening for the head and is worn under the ordinary clothes by orthodox male Jews — compare tallith

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Origin and Etymology of arba kanfoth

Hebrew arbaʽ kanphōth four corners

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