mishpachah

noun
mish·pa·chah | \mə̇shˈpäḵə, -pȯḵə\
variants: or mishpocha \-pȯḵə \
plural -s

Definition of mishpachah 

: a Jewish family or social unit including close and distant relatives invited the whole mishpachah

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History and Etymology for mishpachah

mishpachah from Hebrew mishpāḥāh family, clan; mishpocha from Yiddish mishpokhe, from Hebrew mishpāḥāh

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