minyan definition

  • noun:
    • The minimum number of ten adult Jews or, one of the Orthodox, Jewish males necessary for a communal spiritual solution.
    • The minimum range ten adult Jews needed for a communal spiritual solution.
    • A quorum, or number needed, for performing general public worship.
    • In Jewish usage, count; number; especially, how many ten men above thirteen years old needed for general public worship alongside religious practices inside synagogue.
    • the quorum needed by Jewish law become current for general public worship (at the least ten guys over thirteen years)

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