Meaning of parokheth*

pa•ro•kheth

Pronunciation: (Seph.pô-rô'khet Ashk. p&schwa-rō'khes), [key]
— n. Hebrew.
  1. a richly embroidered curtain that hangs in front of the Holy Ark in a synagogue.
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