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cabbala

[kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah-] /ˈkæb ə lə, kəˈbɑ-/
noun
1.
Related forms
cabbalism, noun
cabbalist, noun
cabbalistic, cabbalistical, adjective
cabbalistically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for cabbalistic

cabbala

/kəˈbɑːlə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kabbalah
Derived Forms
cabbalism (ˈkæbəˌlɪzəm) noun
cabbalist, noun
cabbalistic, adjective
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Word Origin and History for cabbalistic
adj.

1620s, from cabbala + -istic.

cabbala

n.

1520s, from Medieval Latin cabbala, from Mishnaic Hebrew qabbalah "reception, received lore, tradition," especially "tradition of mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," from qibbel "to receive, admit, accept." Cf. Arabic qabala "he received, accepted."

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