[Sephardic Hebrew mee-kvah; Ashkenazic Hebrew, English mik-vuh]
noun, plural mikvoth, mikvot, mikvos [Sephardic Hebrew mee-kvawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew mik-vohs] . English, mikvahs [mik-vuhz] . Hebrew.
a ritual bath to which Orthodox Jews are traditionally required to go on certain occasions, as before the sabbath and after each menstrual period, to cleanse and purify themselves.
Also, mikveh.
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mikvah or mikveh (mikˈvɑ, ˈmikvə, mikˈvɑ, ˈmikvə)
Judaism a pool used esp by women for ritual purification after their monthly period
[from Hebrew]
mikveh or mikveh
[from Hebrew]

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