bat mitz·vah or bat miz·vah (bät mĭtsʹvə) or bas mitz·vah or bas miz·vah (bäs) n.
1. In Conservative and Reform Judaism, a Jewish girl of 12 to 14 years of age, considered an adult and responsible for her moral and religious duties.
2. The ceremony that initiates and recognizes a girl as a bat mitzvah.
tr.v. bat mitz·vahed, bat mitz·vah·ing, bat mitz·vahs
To confirm in the ceremony of bat mitzvah.
  [Hebrew bat miṣwâ: bat, daughter; See bn in Semitic Roots + miṣwâ, commandment; see mitzvah.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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