Masora

noun Ma·so·ra \mə-ˈsȯr-ə\
variants: or

Masorah

play \mə-ˈsȯr-ə\

Definition of Masora

  1. :  a body of notes on the textual traditions of the Hebrew Scripture compiled by scribes during the first millennium of the Christian era

Origin and Etymology of masora

Modern Hebrew mĕsōrāh, from Late Hebrew māsōreth tradition, from Hebrew, bond


First Known Use: 1659

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