דִּיפְתְּרָא, דִּפְ׳,m. (διφθέρα) 1) hide prepared for writing (contrad. to מצה a. חיפה, v. also דוכסוסטוס). Meg.II, 2 (opp. to ספר). Ib. 19a defined די׳ דמליחוכ׳ diphtera is a skin prepared with salt and flour, but not with gallnut, v. אֲפַץ; Sabb.79a; Gitt.22a. 2) record, document, list. Tanḥ. Vaëra 5 ד׳ של אלוהות a list of the deities; Yalk. Ex. 175.Pl. דִּיפְתְּרָאוֹת, דִּיפְתְּרִין, דִּפְ׳. Y.Peah II, 17a bot. דִּפְתְּרֵיהֶן their (national) records. Pesik. R. s. 8 ד׳ כתובות וכ records are written before the Lord

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