herem

noun
he·​rem
variants: or cherem \ ˈḵārəm , ˈker-​ \
plural -s

Definition of herem

: one of three forms of ecclesiastical excommunication pronounced by a rabbi or by the officials of a synagogue or community

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History and Etymology for herem

Hebrew ḥērem

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“Herem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/herem. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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