parocheth

noun pa·ro·cheth \päˈrȯˌḵet(h)\
variants: or

parochet

or

paroket

\päˈrȯˌḵet(h)\

Definition of parocheth

plural

-s

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of parocheth

Hebrew pārokheth curtain before the holy of holies


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