also Mish·na noun Judaism
- The first section of the Talmud, being a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures as compiled about A.D. 200.
- A paragraph from this section of the Talmud.
- The teaching of a rabbi or other noted authority on Jewish laws.
Origin: Mishnaic Hebrew mišnâ, repetition, instruction
Origin: , from šānâ, to repeat; see īn in Semitic roots
- Mish·naˈic (mĭsh-nāˈĭk) adjective