bat mitzvah

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Etymology[edit]

Hebrew בַּת מִצְוָה (bát mitsvá, bat mitzvah, someone who has come of age)

Noun[edit]

bat mitzvah (plural bat mitzvahs)

  1. (Judaism) A Jewish coming of age ceremony for a girl.
  2. (Judaism) Someone who has come of age.

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Verb[edit]

bat mitzvah (third-person singular simple present bat mitzvahs, present participle bat mitzvahing, simple past and past participle bat mitzvahed)

  1. (transitive) To initiate someone in a bat mitzvah ceremony