maftir

noun
maf·​tir | \ ˈmäfˌti(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of maftir

: the reader of the Haftarah

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History and Etymology for maftir

Hebrew maphṭīr one that dismisses

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“Maftir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/maftir. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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