Yeshiva Definition

yə-shēvə
yeshivas, yeshivot
noun
A school or college for Talmudic studies; esp., a seminary for the training of Orthodox rabbis.
Webster's New World
A Jewish school combining religious and secular studies.
Webster's New World
Alternative capitalization of yeshiva.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
yeshivah

Other Word Forms of Yeshiva

Noun

Singular:
yeshiva
Plural:
yeshivas, yeshivot

Origin of Yeshiva

  • Hebrew yəšîbâ from yāšab to sit wṯb in Semitic roots

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

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