brit milah

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew בְּרִית מִילָה(literally covenant of circumcision).

Noun[edit]

brit milah (plural brit milahs)

  1. (Judaism) The Jewish ceremony of male circumcision normally performed on the eighth day of life.
  2. A modern reinvention of the Jewish ceremony.

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