tzitzit

noun plural tzi·tzit \ˈtsit-səs, tsēt-ˈsēt\

Definition of tzitzit

  1. :  the fringes or tassels worn on traditional or ceremonial garments by Jewish males as reminders of the commandments of Deuteronomy 22:12 and Num 15:37–41

Variants of tzitzit

or

tzitzis

less commonly

\ˈtsit-səs, tsēt-ˈsēt\

Origin and Etymology of tzitzit

Hebrew ṣīṣīth


First Known Use: 1675


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