tallit

play
noun tal·lit \ˈtä-ləs, ˈta-, -lət, -ləth\
variants: or less commonly

tallis

play \ˈtä-ləs\ or

tallith

\ˈtä-ləs, ˈta-, -lət, -ləth\

Definition of tallit

plural

tallitot

play \ˌtä-lə-ˈtōt\ or

tallits

play \ˈtä-ləts, ˈta-\ also

tallises

play \ˈtä-lə-səz, ˈta-\ or

talliths

play \ˈtä-ləths, ˈta-\ or

tallitim

play \ˌtä-lə-ˈsēm, -ˈtēm, -ˈthēm\ or

tallisim

\ˌtä-lə-ˈsēm, -ˈtēm, -ˈthēm\ or

tallithim

\ˌtä-lə-ˈsēm, -ˈtēm, -ˈthēm\
  1. :  a shawl with fringed corners worn over the head or shoulders by Jewish men especially during morning prayers

Origin and Etymology of tallit

Hebrew ṭallīth cover, cloak


First Known Use: 1613


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