rebbetzin

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EtymologyEdit

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

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rebbetzin ‎(plural rebbetzins)

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

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