sidra

noun
sid·ra | \ˈsidrə\
variants: or sedra \ˈsed- \
plural sidras\ˈsidrəz \ or sidroth or sidrot\ˈsiˌdrōt(h) \ or sedras\ˈsedrəz \ or sedroth or sedrot\ˈseˌdrōt(h) \

Definition of sidra 

: a weekly portion of the Pentateuch read in the synagogue on the Sabbath

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History and Etymology for sidra

Late Hebrew sidrāh, literally, order, arrangement, from Hebrew sēder order

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