Definition of the Talmud noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


the Talmud

BrE BrE//ˈtælmʊd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtælmʊd//
, also NAmE//ˈtɑːlmʊd//
[singular] Religious texts
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a collection of ancient writings on Jewish law and traditions See related entries: Religious texts Word Originfrom late Hebrew talmūd̲ ‘instruction’, from Hebrew lāmad̲ ‘learn’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: the Talmud