Definition of genizah
genizot\-ˌnēˈzōt(h), -ˈnēˌzōs\ or
1 : a storeroom or repository in a synagogue used for discarded, damaged, or defective books and papers and sacred objects valuable old manuscripts found in the genizah at Cairo
2 : the contents of a genizah
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Origin and Etymology of genizah
First Known Use: 1897
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