mechitza(redirected from Mekhitza)
n. pl. me·chi·tzas or me·chi·tzot (-tsôt) Judaism
1. A partition erected in the seating section of an Orthodox synagogue to prevent the mixing of men and women.
2. The structure defining the boundary of an eruv.
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n, pl mechitzot (-zəʊt)
a screen in a synagogue separating men and women
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