or tzitzis; also zizith noun plural Etymology: Hebrew ṣīṣīth Date: 1675 the fringes or tassels worn on traditional or ceremonial garments by Jewish males as reminders of the commandments of Deuteronomy 22:12 and Numbers 15:37-41

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