Definition of Machzor in English:

Machzor

Line breaks: Mach|zor
Pronunciation: /ˈmaxzɔː
 
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noun (plural Machzorim /-rɪm/)

A Jewish prayer book for use at festivals.
More example sentences
  • You search your innermost recesses and you examine the motivations and the emotions of the heart (Machzor of Yom Kippur).
  • She was even careful that none of her five Machzorim, which were all kept in a single case, should ever come to the table.
  • This effort is particularly necessary for users of the Birnbaum Machzor, in light of its poor translation of this section (it only translates half of the verbs).

Origin

Hebrew maḥzōr, literally 'cycle'.

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