mechitzah

[ Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsah; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew mə xiˈtsɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈxi tsə /

noun, plural me·chi·tzoth, me·chi·tzot, me·chi·tzos [Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh z, -khee-tsohs] /Sephardic Hebrew mə xiˈtsɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈxi tsəz, -ˈxi tsoʊs/. Hebrew.

Definition for mechitzah (2 of 2)

mehitzah

or me·chi·tzah

[ Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsah; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew mə xiˈtsɑ; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈxi tsə /

noun, plural me·hit·zoth, me·hit·zot, me·hit·zos [Sephardic Hebrew muh-khee-tsawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew muh-khee-tsuh z, -khee-tsohs] /Sephardic Hebrew mə xiˈtsɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew məˈxi tsəz, -ˈxi tsoʊs/. Hebrew.

a curtain or other divider that serves as a partition between the women's and the men's sections in Orthodox Jewish synagogues.
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