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.

Nearby words

  1. parodontium,
  2. parodos,
  3. parody,
  4. paroecious,
  5. paroicous,
  6. parol,
  7. parole,
  8. parolee,
  9. paromphalocele,
  10. paronomasia

Origin of parokheth

pārokheth curtain, derivative of pārakh seperate, set off Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019