noun, plural mid·ra·shim [Sephardic Hebrew mee-drah-sheem; Ashkenazic Hebrew mi-draw-shim], /Sephardic Hebrew mi drɑˈʃim; Ashkenazic Hebrew mɪˈdrɔ ʃɪm/, mid·ra·shoth, mid·ra·shot, mid·ra·shos [Sephardic Hebrew mee-drah-shawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mi-draw-shohs]. /Sephardic Hebrew mi drɑˈʃɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mɪˈdrɔ ʃoʊs/.
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Origin of midrash
OTHER WORDS FROM midrashmid·rash·ic [mid-rash-ik], /mɪdˈræʃ ɪk/, adjective
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In 1808 the Beth ha-Midrash was suddenly transformed into the "Samsonschool," still in useful operation.Jewish Literature and Other Essays|Gustav Karpeles
Hence arises Midrash, exposition, from 171 darash to “investigate” a scriptural passage.
"Legendary exposition" best expresses the full meaning of the word Midrash.
An ancient Midrash taught that in the Temple there were seventy sacrifices offered for the seventy nations.Chosen Peoples|Israel Zangwill