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shalach manoth

or shalach monos

[Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew shah-lahkh maw-nohs, -nuh s, shlahkh; Sephardic Hebrew shah-lahkh mah-nawt] /Yiddish, Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈʃɑ lɑx ˈmɔ noʊs, -nəs, ˈʃlɑx; Sephardic Hebrew ʃɑˈlɑx mɑˈnɔt/
noun, Yiddish and Hebrew.
the practice of giving gifts to one another or to the needy on Purim.
any such gift, as cake, fruit, or money for charity.
Origin of shalach manoth
literally, giving out parts Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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