Maskil

[ mahs-keel ]
/ ˈmɑs kil /

noun, plural Mas·ki·lim [mahs-kee-leem] /mɑs kiˈlim/. Judaism.

an advocate or supporter of the Haskalah.

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Origin of Maskil

From the Hebrew word maśkīl literally, enlightened

OTHER WORDS FROM Maskil

Mas·kil·ic [mah-skil-ik] /mɑˈskɪl ɪk/, adjective
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