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kabbalah

/kəˈbɑːlə/
noun
1.
an ancient Jewish mystical tradition based on an esoteric interpretation of the Old Testament
2.
any secret or occult doctrine or science
Derived Forms
kabbalism, kabalism, cabbalism, cabalism, qabalism (ˈkæbəˌlɪzəm) noun
kabbalist, kabalist, cabbalist, cabalist, qabalist, noun
kabbalistic, kabalistic, cabbalistic, cabalistic, qabalistic, adjective
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin, from Hebrew qabbālāh tradition, what is received, from qābal to receive

qabalah

/kəˈbɑːlə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of kabbalah
Derived Forms
qabalism (ˈkæbəˌlɪzəm) noun
qabalist, noun
qabalistic, adjective
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  • Tarot is often used in conjunction with the study of the hermetic qabalah.

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