Masoretic points and accents
Masoretic Mas`o*ret"ic, Masoretical Mas`o*ret"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. massor['e]tique.] Of or relating to the Masora, or to its authors. [1913 Webster]

{Masoretic points and accents}, the vowel points and accents of the Hebrew text of the Bible, of which the first mention is in the Masora. See {vowel point}. [1913 Webster]


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