Talmud: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (täl'mood, -mud, tal'-), [key]
— n.
  1. the collection of Jewish law and tradition consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara and being either the edition produced in Palestinea.d.c400 or the larger, more important one produced in Babyloniaa.d.c500.
  2. the Gemara.
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