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or tzitzit, tzitzis

[Sephardic Hebrew tsee-tseet; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsit-sis] /Sephardic Hebrew tsiˈtsit; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English ˈtsɪt sɪs/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Judaism.
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/ˈtsɪtsɪt; Hebrew tsitˈsiːt/
plural noun
the fringes or tassels on the corners of the tallit
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: tassel
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the fringe or tassels of a four-cornered Jewish garment or tallit; also called tzitzis , zizith , tzitziyot

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Hebrew 'fringes, tassels''s 21st Century Lexicon
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