or tzi·tzit, tzi·tzis

[Sephardic Hebrew tsee-tseet; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English tsit-sis]

noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Judaism. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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pl n

the fringes or tassels on the corners of the tallit

Word Origin for tzitzit

from Hebrew, literally: tassel
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