almemar

[ ahl-mee-mahr ]
/ ɑlˈmi mɑr /

noun


Nearby words

  1. alme,
  2. almeida,
  3. almeida's disease,
  4. almeida, francisco de,
  5. almelo,
  6. almery,
  7. almería,
  8. almetyevsk,
  9. almighty,
  10. almighty dollar

Origin of almemar

< Arabic al the + minbar stand, platform

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British Dictionary definitions for almemars

almemar

/ (ælˈmiːmɑː) /

noun

Judaism (in Ashkenazic usage) the raised platform in a synagogue on which the reading desk standsAlso called: bema, bimah, bima

Word Origin for almemar

from Hebrew, from Arabic al-minbar the pulpit, platform

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