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2 entries found for bar mitzvah.
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Main Entry: 1bar mitz·vah
Pronunciation: bär-primarystressmits-vschwa
Function: noun
Usage: often capitalized B&M
Etymology: from Hebrew bar miswamacrh, literally, "son of the (divine) law"
1 : a Jewish boy who on his 13th birthday reaches the age of religious duty and responsibility
2 : the ceremony recognizing a boy as a bar mitzvah

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