rabbinism

[ rab-uh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈræb əˌnɪz əm /

noun

the beliefs, practices, and precepts of the rabbis of the Talmudic period.

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Origin of rabbinism

First recorded in 1645–55; rabbin + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for rabbinism

rabbinism
/ (ˈræbɪˌnɪzəm) /

noun

the teachings and traditions of the rabbis of the Talmudic period

Derived forms of rabbinism

rabbinist, noun, adjectiverabbinistic, adjective
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