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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • interj. Used to express congratulations or best wishes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • interj. Used to express congratulations or good wishes, especially at weddings.

Etymologies

Mishnaic Hebrew mazzāl ṭôb, good luck : mazzāl, constellation, destiny (ultimately from Akkadian manzaltu, mazzaztum, position of a star, from izuzzu, to stand; see ḏwḏ1 in Semitic roots) + ṭôb, good; see ṭyb in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew מזל טוב (mazál tov, "good luck") via Yiddish מזל טובֿ (mazl tov). (Wiktionary)

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