zizith


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zi·zith

 (tsē-tsēt′, tsĭt′sĭs)
pl.n. Judaism
Variant of tzitzit.

zizith

(ˈtsɪtsɪs; tsiːˈtsiːt)
n
(Judaism) (functioning as singular or plural) Judaism a variant spelling of tsitsith

zi•zith

tzi•tzith

(ˈtsɪt sɪs, tsiˈtsit)

n.pl. Judaism.
the fringes or tassels formerly worn on the outer garment and now worn at the four corners of the tallith.
[1670–80; < Hebrew ṣīṣīth]
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