from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The Jewish prayer book containing rituals prescribed for holidays.
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- n. Alternative spelling of machzor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cycle; a solar cycle of 28 years or a lunar cycle of 19 years.
- n. A Jewish festival prayer-book. Each of the five principal festivals has a special liturgy.
Mishnaic Hebrew maḥăzôr, cycle, mahzor, from ḥāzar, to go around, return; see ḥḏr in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)