rebbetzin

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Yiddish רביצין(rebetsin), from Hebrew רב(rebbe, master) plus Slavic -itsa(feminine suffix) plus Yiddish ־ין(-in, feminine suffix).

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NounEdit

rebbetzin (plural rebbetzins)

  1. (Judaism) The wife of a rabbi.
  2. (Judaism) Mrs

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