mikvah

     

Mikvah (or mikveh) (Hebrew: מִקְוָה, Stanard Miqva Tiberian Miqwāh; plural: mikva'ot or mikves) is a specific type of bath designed for the purpose of ritual immersion in Judaism. The word "mikvah", as used in the Hebrew Bible, literally means a "collection" - generally, a collection of water.