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Main Entry: 1bat mitz·vah
Variant(s): also bas mitz·vah /bä-smits-v/
Usage: often capitalized B&M
Etymology: from Hebrew bath miswh, literally, "daughter of the (divine) law" 1: a Jewish girl who at about 12 years of age takes on religious responsibilities 2: the ceremony recognizing a girl as a bat mitzvah