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zemiroth

[Sephardic Hebrew zuh-mee-rawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew zuh-mi-rohs, zmi-ruh s] /Sephardic Hebrew zə miˈrɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew zəˈmɪ roʊs, ˈzmɪ rəs/
plural noun, Hebrew.
1.
traditional religious songs that are sung by Jews during the evening meal on Friday and the afternoon meal on Saturday.
Also, zemirot.
Origin
zəmīrōth songs, hymns
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