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[reb-uh] /ˈrɛb ə/

noun, Yiddish.
a teacher in a Jewish school.
(often initial capital letter) a title of respect for the leader of a Hasidic group.
noun (Judaism)
the usually dynastic leader of a Chassidic sect
an individual’s chosen spiritual mentor

1881, from Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbi (see rabbi).


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