Definition of


  1. (noun, cognition) an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries
  2. (noun, communication) an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret

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Alternate forms of Cabala

Derivations: cabalistic

Hypernyms: arcanum, secret, theosophy

Origin of the word Cabala

  1. 1670s, variant of cabbala. Related: Cabalist. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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