Meaning of mikvah*
Pronunciation: (Seph.mē-kvä' Ashk.,Eng. mik'v&schwa), [key]
— pl. -voth, -vot, -vos -vahs.
- a ritual bath to which Orthodox Jews are traditionally required to go on certain occasions, as before the Sabbath and after each menstrual period, to cleanse and purify themselves.
- mikvah (Thesaurus)