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Meaning of Piyyut

Piy•yut

Pronunciation: (Seph. Heb.pē-yt'Ashk. Heb.pē'y&oobrevet), [key]
— pl. Piy•yut•im
  1. a liturgical poem included in the services on holidays and special Sabbaths in addition to the established prayers.
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