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minhag

[Sephardic Hebrew meen-hahg; Ashkenazic Hebrew min-hahg]
noun, plural min·ha·gim [Sephardic Hebrew meen-hah-geem; Ashkenazic Hebrew min-hah-gim] /Sephardic Hebrew min hɑˈgim; Ashkenazic Hebrew mɪnˈhɑ gɪm/. Hebrew.
  1. a custom or procedure among Jews that is so firmly established as to have almost the binding force of law.
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Origin of minhag

minhāgh custom
Related formsmin·ha·gic, adjective
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