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Topic: JUDAISM

Date: 1800-1900
Language: Hebrew
Origin: bar miswah 'son of (God's) law'

bar mitzvah

noun
     
bar mitz‧vah [countable]
1RRJ the religious ceremony held when a Jewish boy reaches the age of 13 and is considered an adult [↪ bat mitzvah]
2RRJ a boy for whom this ceremony is held
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