or Mas·so·ret·ic



of or relating to the Masorah or the Masoretes.

Also Mas·o·ret·i·cal, Mas·so·ret·i·cal.

Origin of Masoretic

First recorded in 1695–1705; Masorete + -ic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Massoretic Masoretical or Massoretical


of or relating to the Masora, the Masoretes, or the system of textual criticism and explanation evolved by them
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