batlan

noun bat·lan
variants: or

batlon

Definition of batlan

plural

batlanim

or

batlonim

  1. :  an unemployed Jewish man who spends most of his time in the synagogue or study hall or who is available for making up the number required for religious services or for singing prayers in memory of the dead

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Origin and Etymology of batlan

Hebrew baṭlān


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