Masorete

noun Mas·o·rete \ˈma-sə-ˌrēt\

Definition of Masorete

  1. :  one of the scribes who compiled the Masora

Masoretic

play \ˌma-sə-ˈre-tik\ adjective

Variants of masorete

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Massorete

play \ˈma-sə-ˌrēt\

Origin and Etymology of masorete

French massoreth, from Late Hebrew māsōreth


First Known Use: 1653


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