Definition of Machzor in English:

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Machzor

Pronunciation: /ˈmaxzɔː/

noun (plural Machzorim /ˈmaxzɔrɪm/)

A Jewish prayer book for use at festivals.
Example sentences
  • 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).
  • There should never be any possibility that chametz would get on her Passover Machzor.

Origin

Hebrew maḥzōr, literally 'cycle'.

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