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 (täl′mo͝od, tăl′məd)
n. Judaism
The collection of ancient Rabbinic writings consisting of the Mishnah and the Gemara, constituting the basis of religious authority in Orthodox Judaism.

[Mishnaic Hebrew talmûd, learning, instruction, from Hebrew lāmad, to learn; see lmd in Semitic roots.]

Tal·mu′dic (täl-mo͞o′dĭk, -myo͞o′-, tăl-), Tal·mu′di·cal (-dĭ-kəl) adj.
Tal′mud·ist (täl′mo͝o-dĭst, tăl′mə-) n.
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1. (Judaism) a scholar specializing in the study of the Talmud
2. (Judaism) any of the writers of or contributors to the Talmud
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(ˈtɑl mʊ dɪst, ˈtæl mə-)

1. a person versed in the Talmud.
2. one of the writers or compilers of the Talmud.
3. a person who accepts or supports the doctrines of the Talmud.
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