parokheth

or pa·ro·khet, pa·ro·cheth, pa·ro·chet

[ Sephardic Hebrew paw-raw-khet; Ashkenazic Hebrew puh-roh-khes ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew pɔˈrɔ xɛt; Ashkenazic Hebrew pəˈroʊ xɛs /

noun Hebrew.

a richly embroidered curtain that hangs in front of the Holy Ark in a synagogue.

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Origin of parokheth

pārokheth curtain, derivative of pārakh seperate, set off
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