bat mitzvah

Definitions of bat mitzvah
  1. noun
    (Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility
    synonyms: bas mitzvah, bath mitzvah
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    type of:
    induction, initiation, installation
    a formal entry into an organization or position or office
  2. verb
    confirm in the bat mitzvah ceremony, of girls in the Jewish faith
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    type of:
    enter into a covenant
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