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See also: Masoret
masoret (plural masorets)
- An unwritten tradition orally passed down as law by the Hebrews.
2011, Ra'anan S. Boustan, Oren Kosansky, & Marina Rustow, Jewish Studies at the Crossroads of Anthropology and History, ISBN 0812204867:
- The rough correspondence between these concepts and “native” Jewish ideas such as masoret (authoritative tradition) and galut (exile) further helps to explain their enduring status in the field.