Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who made the Jewish traditional interpretation of the Bible his special study; specifically, one of that body of Jewish scholars which first put the Masora into written form. See Masora. Also Masorete, Masoret, Massorete, Massoret.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One of the writers of the Masora.

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  • noun One of the writers of the masora.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)

Etymologies

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masora + -ite

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