Pronunciation: ( Seph.är-bä' kän-fôt'; Ashk. är'bu-kän'fus), [key] Hebrew.
a rectangular piece of cloth with fringes at the four corners and a hole in the center for the head, worn under the clothes by Orthodox Jewish males. Also,ar•ba' kan•fot', Ashk. ar'ba kan'fos. Also called tallith katan.
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