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From Esther 9:22.
- (uncountable) The giving of gifts, especially money, to the poor on Purim, or the requirement to do so.
- (plural only) The gifts so given.
- The grammatical number of the uncountable noun is usually singular; of the plural, plural. The gender of the uncountable noun is usually feminine; of the plural, always feminine.