tzitzit

plural noun tzi·tzit \ ˈtsit-səs , tsēt-ˈsēt \
variants: or tzitzis or less commonly

Definition of tzitzit

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

Origin and Etymology of tzitzit

Hebrew ṣīṣīth


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