Piyyut

[ Sephardic Hebrew pee-yoot; Ashkenazic Hebrew pee-yoot ]
/ Sephardic Hebrew piˈyut; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈpi yʊt /

noun, plural Piy·yut·im [Sephardic Hebrew pee-yoo-teem; Ashkenazic Hebrew pi-yoo-tim]. /Sephardic Hebrew pi yuˈtim; Ashkenazic Hebrew pɪˈyu tɪm/. Judaism.

a liturgical poem included in the services on holidays and special Sabbaths in addition to the established prayers.

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