bris

brith (ˈbrɪt)

/ (ˈbrɪs) /

noun

Judaism ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community

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Word Origin for bris

from Hebrew, literally: covenant
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