Masorite

Masorete

[mas-uh-reet]
noun
1.
one of the writers or compilers of the Masorah.
2.
a person who is versed in the Masorah.
Also, Massorete, Masorite [mas-uh-rahyt] .


Origin:
1580–90; earlier mas(s)oreth < Hebrew māsōreth, with ending conformed to -ete (< Greek -ētēs; see exegete) or -ite1

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Masorete, Massorete or Masorite (ˈmæsəˌriːt, ˈmæsəˌraɪt)
 
n
1.  a member of the school of rabbis that produced the Masora
2.  a Hebrew scholar who is expert in the Masora
 
[C16: from Hebrew māsōrethMasora]
 
Massorete, Massorete or Masorite
 
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[C16: from Hebrew māsōrethMasora]
 
Masorite, Massorete or Masorite
 
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[C16: from Hebrew māsōrethMasora]

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