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Masorah

[muh-sawr-uh, -sohr-uh] /məˈsɔr ə, -ˈsoʊr ə/
noun
1.
a collection of critical and explanatory notes on the Hebrew text of the Old Testament, compiled from the 7th? to 10th centuries a.d. and traditionally accepted as an authoritative exegetic guide, chiefly in matters of pronunciation and grammar.
Also, Masora, Massorah, Massora.
Origin
< Hebrew māsōrāh
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Masora

/məˈsɔːrə/
noun
1.
the text of the Hebrew Bible as officially revised by the Masoretes from the 6th to the 10th centuries ad, with critical notes and commentary
2.
the collection of these notes, commentaries, etc
Word Origin
C17: from Hebrew: tradition
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