almemar

almemar

[ahl-mee-mahr]
noun

Origin:
< Arabic al the + minbar stand, platform

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almemar (ælˈmiːmɑː)
 
n
Judaism bema, bimah, Also called: bima (in Ashkenazic usage) the raised platform in a synagogue on which the reading desk stands
 
[from Hebrew, from Arabic al-minbar the pulpit, platform]

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