bas mitzvah

noun, often capitalized B&M
bas mitz·​vah | \ bäs-ˈmits-və How to pronounce bas mitzvah (audio) \

less common variant of

1 : a Jewish girl who at 12 or more years of age assumes religious responsibilities
2 : the initiatory ceremony recognizing a girl as a bat mitzvah

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“Bas mitzvah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bas%20mitzvah. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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bas mitzvah

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variant of bat mitzvah

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