gelilah

noun
ge·​li·​lah | \ gəˈlēlə \
plural -s

Definition of gelilah

: the rolling up of the scroll of the law preparatory to wrapping it in its vestments after reading from it in the synagogue

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History and Etymology for gelilah

Hebrew gĕlīlāh, literally, rolling, wrapping

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“Gelilah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gelilah. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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