[also in italics] the canopy above the bride and groom in a Jewish wedding ceremony
also sp. chup′pa
Origin of chuppahClassical Hebrew (language) chupa
nounpl. chup·pahs, or chup·poth or chup·pot also hup·pahs or hup·poth or hup·pot
A canopy on four posts held over the couple being married during a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony.
Origin of chuppahHebrew huppâ covering, canopy, bridal chamber from hāpap to surround, cover hpp