Haftarah definitions

häf'tä-rä', häf-tôr'ə
A passage selected from the Prophets, read in synagogue services on the Sabbath following each lesson from the Torah.
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Origin of haftarah

Mishnaic Hebrew hapṭārâ conclusion from hipṭîr to conclude, dismiss derived stem of Hebrew pāṭar to separate, discharge pṭr in Indo-European roots