minyan*: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (Seph.mēn-yän' Ashk., Eng. min'y&schwan), [key]
— pl. min•yan•im min•yans.
- the number of persons required by Jewish law to be present to conduct a communal religious service, traditionally a minimum of 10 Jewish males over 13 years of age.
- such a group.
Pronunciation: (min'yun), [key]
— Class. Myth. Class. Myth.
- descended from Minyas.
- being or pertaining to a gray, wheel-thrown pottery produced in ancient Greece during the early part of the Helladic period, c2000b.c.
- the descendants of Minyas who inhabited Orchomenus in Boeotia and Iolcus in Thessaly.