Minyan

[min-yuh n]Classical Mythology
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adjective

descended from Minyas.
being or pertaining to a gray, wheel-thrown pottery produced in ancient Greece during the early part of the Helladic period, c2000 b.c.

noun

Minyans. Also Min·yae [min-yee] /ˈmɪn yi/. the descendants of Minyas who inhabited Orchomenus in Boeotia and Iolcus in Thessaly.

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minyan

noun plural minyanim (minjaˈnim) or minyans

the number of persons required by Jewish law to be present for a religious service, namely, at least ten males over thirteen years of age

Word Origin for minyan

literally: number
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