taharah

noun ta·ha·rah \täˈhärä\

Definition of taharah

plural

taharoth

or

taharot

\tähäˈrōt(h), -ōs\
  1. :  the Jewish religious ceremony of washing a corpse before burial

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Origin and Etymology of taharah

Hebrew ṭāhărāh, literally, purification, from ṭahēr to be clean, be pure


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