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Dictionary entry overview: What does Midrash mean?
• MIDRASH (noun)
The noun MIDRASH has 1 sense:
1. (Judaism) an ancient commentary on part of the Hebrew scriptures that is based on Jewish methods of interpretation and attached to the biblical text
Familiarity information: MIDRASH used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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(Judaism) an ancient commentary on part of the Hebrew scriptures that is based on Jewish methods of interpretation and attached to the biblical text
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("Midrash" is a kind of...):
Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)
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