minhag

noun
min·​hag | \ minˈhäg \
plural minhagim\ minˈhäˌgēm , ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗ \

Definition of minhag

1 : Jewish religious custom
2 : the form of Hebrew liturgy prevailing in a particular community
3 : local Jewish religious practices not specified in the Talmud or medieval rabbinical codes but having authority through long observance

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History and Etymology for minhag

Hebrew minhāgh custom

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“Minhag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/minhag. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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