pl. mid·rash′im or mid·rash′oth
Judaism any of the rabbinical commentaries and explanatory notes on the Scriptures, written between the beginning of the Exile and c. 1200
Origin of midrashClassical Hebrew (language) midrash, explanation
these commentaries and notes collectively
Any of a group of Jewish commentaries on the Hebrew Scriptures compiled between AD 200 and 1200 and based on exegesis, parable, and haggadic legend.
Origin of MidrashHebrew midraš, commentary, explanation, Midrash, from daraš, to seek, study; see drš in Semitic roots.