Bris meaning

brĭs
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The rite or ceremony of male circumcision, usually performed on the eighth day of life.
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Origin of bris

  • Ashkenazi Hebrew brīs from Hebrew bərît (mīlâ) covenant (of circumcision)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Yiddish ברית (bris), from Hebrew בְּרִית (“covenant”).

    From Wiktionary