[Sephardic Hebrew maw-hel; Ashkenazic Hebrew moh-heyl, moh-uh l, moi-; English moh-heyl]
- the person who performs the circumcision in the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child on the eighth day after his birth.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for mohel
Historical Examples of mohel
- Judaism a man qualified to conduct circumcisions
Word Origin for mohel
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012