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Minyan

[min-yuh n] /ˈmɪn yən/ Classical Mythology
adjective
1.
descended from Minyas.
2.
being or pertaining to a gray, wheel-thrown pottery produced in ancient Greece during the early part of the Helladic period, c2000 b.c.
noun
3.
Minyans, Also, Minyae
[min-yee] /ˈmɪn yi/ (Show IPA)
. the descendants of Minyas who inhabited Orchomenus in Boeotia and Iolcus in Thessaly.
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minyan

/minˈjan; English ˈmɪnjən/
noun (pl) minyanim (minjaˈnim) minyans
1.
the number of persons required by Jewish law to be present for a religious service, namely, at least ten males over thirteen years of age
Word Origin
literally: number
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