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One entry found for rabbi.
Main Entry: rab·bi
Pronunciation: primarystressrab-secondarystressimacr
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English rabbi "term of address used for Jewish religious leaders," from Latin rabbi (same meaning), from Greek rhabbi (same meaning), from Hebrew rabbimacr "my master," from rabh "master" and the suffix -imacr "my"
1 : 1MASTER 1a, teacher -- used as a term of address for Jewish religious leaders
2 : a professionally trained leader of a Jewish congregation
- rab·bin·ic /rschwa-primarystressbin-ik, ra-/ or rab·bin·i·cal /-i-kschwal/ adjective

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