bat mitzvah - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˌbɑːt ˈmɪtsvə/
singularbat mitzvah
pluralbat mitzvahs
  1. a Jewish religious ceremony held when a girl is between the ages of 12 and 14, after which she is considered to be an adult in her religious life
    1. a.
      a Jewish girl who is taking part in a bat mitzvah