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Haman

noun Ha·man \ˈhā-mən\

Definition of HAMAN

:  a Persian minister in the book of Esther who is hanged after plotting a foiled massacre of the Jews

Origin of HAMAN

Hebrew Hāmān
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with HAMAN

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