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halakhist

[hah-luh-kist, huh-lah-, huh-lak-ist] /ˈhɑ lə kɪst, həˈlɑ-, həˈlæk ɪst/
noun
1.
one of the writers or compilers of the Halakhah.
2.
a person who is versed in the Halakhah.
Also, halakist, halachist.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; Halakh(ah) + -ist
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