tzitzit

plural noun
tzi·​tzit | \ ˈtsit-səs How to pronounce tzitzit (audio) , tsēt-ˈsēt How to pronounce tzitzit (audio) \
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

First Known Use of tzitzit

1675, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tzitzit

Hebrew ṣīṣīth

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