or Mas·so·rete, Mas·o·rite
[ mas-uh-reet ]
/ ˈmæs əˌrit /
one of the writers or compilers of the Masorah.
a person who is versed in the Masorah.
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British Dictionary definitions for masorete
Massorete Masorite (ˈmæsəˌraɪt)
/ (ˈmæsəˌriːt) /
a member of the school of rabbis that produced the Masora
a Hebrew scholar who is expert in the Masora
Word Origin for Masorete
C16: from Hebrew māsōreth Masora
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