payyetan

noun
pay·​ye·​tan
variants: or payetan \ ˌpīəˈtän \
plural payyetanim or payetanim\ ˌpīətäˈnēm \

Definition of payyetan

: an author of liturgical poems forming part of the Jewish liturgy on special Sabbaths and festivals — compare piyyut

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Other Words from payyetan

payyetanic or payetanic \ ¦⸗⸗¦tänik \ adjective

History and Etymology for payyetan

Late Hebrew payĕṭān, from piyyūṭ poem

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