Pronunciation: ( Seph.mô-hel'; Ashk. mō'hāl, mō'ul, moi'-; Eng. mō'hāl), [key]
—pl. mo•hal•imPronunciation: ( Seph., Ashk. mô"hä-lēm'), [key] Eng. mo•hels. Hebrew.
the person who performs the circumcision in the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child on the eighth day after his birth.
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