One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In Jewish liturgy: each of several portions of the Torah read at a Sabbath morning synagogue service; these portions collectively, a sedra.
Early 17th century. From Hebrew pārāšāh (plural pārāšiyyōṯ) division, portion of the Torah from pāraš to divide.
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