huppah

or chup·pah

[ khoo p-uh, khoo p-ah, hoo p-uh ]
/ ˈxʊp ə, ˈxʊp ɑ, ˈhʊp ə /

noun

a canopy under which the Jewish marriage ceremony is performed.

Words nearby huppah

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British Dictionary definitions for chuppah (1 of 2)

chuppah

huppah

/ (ˈhʊpə) /

noun Judaism

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

Word Origin for chuppah

from Hebrew

British Dictionary definitions for chuppah (2 of 2)

huppah
/ (ˈhʊpə) /

noun

a variant spelling of chuppah
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