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[Sephardic Hebrew see-door; Ashkenazic Hebrew si-duhr, si-door; English sid-er]
noun, plural sid·du·rim [Sephardic Hebrew see-doo-reem; Ashkenazic Hebrew si-doo-rim] /Sephardic Hebrew si duˈrim; Ashkenazic Hebrew sɪˈdʊ rɪm/, English sid·durs. Hebrew.
  1. a Jewish prayer book designed for use chiefly on days other than festivals and holy days; a daily prayer book.
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Origin of siddur

siddūr literally, arrangement
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noun plural -durim (-duːˈriːm) or -durs
  1. Judaism the Jewish prayer book
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Word Origin for siddur

literally: order
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