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Word of the Day 09/20/20 Mishpocha

Mishpocha (noun)
mish·po·cha (listen to pronunciation here) [mish-paw-khuh, -pookh-uh]
(previously 06-22-13)

noun Yiddish.
1. an entire family network comprising relatives by blood and marriage; clan: I see you invited the whole mishpocha.

Origin: First recorded in 1855–60; from Yiddish mishpokhe, from Hebrew mishpāḥāh “family, clan”

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