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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Tar•gum*ˈtɑr gʊm; Heb. tɑrˈgum; tɑr guˈmim(n.)(pl.)Tar•gums

  1. a translation or paraphrase in Aramaic of a book or division of the Old Testament.

    Category: Judaism

* Heb. Tar•gu•mim.

Origin of Targum:

< Aramaic targūm lit., paraphrase, interpretation

Tar′gum•ist(n.)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Targumist(noun)

    the writer of a Targum; one versed in the Targums

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