mahzor

noun
mah·​zor
variants: or machzor \ mäḵˈzȯ(ə)r , ˈmäḵzə(r) \
plural mahzorim or machzorim\ ˌmäḵzȯˈrēm \ or mahzors or machzors

Definition of mahzor

: a Hebrew prayer book containing the Jewish liturgy for festivals — compare siddur

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History and Etymology for mahzor

Hebrew maḥăzōr, literally, cycle

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“Mahzor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mahzor. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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