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mikvah

or mik路veh

[ Sephardic Hebrew mee-kvah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English mik-vuh ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew mi藞kv蓱; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English 藞m瑟k v蓹 /
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noun, plural mik路voth, mik路vot, mik路vos [Sephardic Hebrew mee-kvawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mik-vohs;] /Sephardic Hebrew mi藞kv蓴t; Ashkenazic Hebrew 藞m瑟k vo蕣s;/ English mik路vahs [mik-vuhz] /藞m瑟k v蓹z/ Hebrew.
a ritual bath to which Orthodox Jews are traditionally required to go on certain occasions, as before the Sabbath and after each menstrual period, to cleanse and purify themselves.
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British Dictionary definitions for mikvah

mikvah

mikveh

/ (mik藞v蓱, 藞mikv蓹) /

noun
Judaism a pool used esp by women for ritual purification after their monthly period

Word Origin for mikvah

from Hebrew
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