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Bris

[Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris] /Ashkenazic Hebrew brɪs; English brɪs/
noun, Hebrew.
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British Dictionary definitions for Bris

bris

/ˈbrɪs/
noun
1.
(Judaism) ritual circumcision of male babies, usually at eight days old, regarded as the formal entry of the child to the Jewish community
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: covenant
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Word Origin and History for Bris

bris

n.

Yiddish word for the circumcision ceremony, from bris milah, Ashkenazi pronunciation of brit milah "covenant of circumcision."

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