Etymology
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Bat Mitzvah

1941, literally "daughter of command;" a Jewish girl who has reached age 12, the age of religious majority. Extended to the ceremony held on occasion of this.

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Definitions of Bat Mitzvah
1
bat mitzvah (v.)
confirm in the bat mitzvah ceremony, of girls in the Jewish faith;
2
bat mitzvah (n.)
(Judaism) an initiation ceremony marking the 12th birthday of a Jewish girl and signifying the beginning of religious responsibility;
Synonyms: bath mitzvah / bas mitzvah
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