from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Judaism A scribe.
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- n. A Jewish scribe who can transcribe Torah scrolls and other religious writings.
Hebrew sōpēr, active participle of sāpar, to count, write; see spr in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Hebrew סופר (sofér). (Wiktionary)