yarmulke
[ yah-muh-kuh ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
First recorded in 1845-50 from Yiddish yarmlke, from Polish jarmulka, from Ukrainian yarmúlka
Synonyms
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Antonyms
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Definition
a cap worn by Orthodox and Conservative Jewish males
Example
A) Her male friend wears a yarmulke, and her female friend wears a hijab. B) Many yarmulkes will be worn at a bat mitzvah.
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