plural saboraim
often capitalized
: one of the Jewish rabbis active in the Babylonian academies during the 6th century who completed the revision of the Babylonian Talmud compare amora, tanna

Word History


Aramaic sābhōrā, literally, thinker, from sěbhār to think, intend

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“Sabora.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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