[Sephardic Hebrew gah-bahy; Ashkenazic Hebrew gah-bahy; English guh-bahy]
- a minor official of a synagogue, having limited ceremonial or administrative functions.
- (in the early Middle Ages) a government official charged with collecting taxes.
Origin of Gabbai
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