baal kore

noun
baal ko·​re | \ bälˈkō(ˌ)rā \

Definition of baal kore

: the person (such as the cantor) who reads the weekly excerpt from the Torah during synagogue services

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First Known Use of baal kore

1898, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baal kore

Hebrew baʽal qōrē', literally, reading master

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“Baal kore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baal%20kore. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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