huppah

or chup·pah

[khoo p-uh, khoo p-ah, hoo p-uh]

noun

a canopy under which the Jewish marriage ceremony is performed.

Nearby words

  1. huon gulf,
  2. huon pine,
  3. hupa,
  4. hupeh,
  5. hupiro,
  6. hurban,
  7. hurcheon,
  8. hurd,
  9. hurd, douglas,
  10. hurdies

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British Dictionary definitions for chuppah

chuppah

huppah

noun Judaism

the canopy under which a marriage is performed
the wedding ceremony as distinct from the celebration

Word Origin for chuppah

from Hebrew

huppah

noun

a variant spelling of chuppah
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