noun, often capitalized
sa·​bo·​ra | \ säˈbȯ(ˌ)rä \
plural saboraim\ ˌsäbōˈräˌim \

Definition of sabora

: 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

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History and Etymology for sabora

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

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“Sabora.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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