gezerah

noun ge·ze·rah \gəˌzāˈrä, gzāˈ-; gəˈzā(ˌ) rä, ˈgzā(-\

Definition of gezerah

plural

gezeroth

or

gezerot

\gəˌzāˈrōt(h), gzāˈ-; gəˈzā(ˌ)rōs, ˈgzā(-\
  1. :  a temporary rabbinical decree issued as a preventive measure to meet the needs of the time

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Origin and Etymology of gezerah

Hebrew gĕzerāh


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