or Berith, Brit, Bris

[Sephardic Hebrew breet; Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris, brit]

noun Hebrew.

the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.

Compare Brith Milah.

Origin of Brith

bərīth literally, covenant Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for brith



a variant of bris
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