berith

noun be·rith \ bə-ˈrith , ˈbrith , ˈbrit , ˈbris \
variants: or brith \bə-ˈrith, ˈbrith, ˈbrit, ˈbris\ or berit \bə-ˈrith, ˈbrith, ˈbrit, ˈbris\ or less commonly briss or bris play \ˈbris\

Definition of berith

plural beriths also brisses
2 :the Jewish rite or ceremony of circumcision performed on the male child on the eighth day after his birth

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Origin and Etymology of berith

Hebrew bĕrīth covenant


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