variants or parochet or paroket
plural -s
: a curtain of richly ornamented material hung before the holy ark in a synagogue as a reminder of the curtain used to screen the holy of holies in the tabernacle and the temple

Word History


Hebrew pārokheth curtain before the holy of holies

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“Parocheth.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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