noun \ˈlä-ˌmed\

Definition of LAMED

:  the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table

Origin of LAMED

Hebrew lāmedh, literally, ox goad
First Known Use: 1665


noun \ˈˌmed\

Full Definition of LAMED

:  the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet —symbol ל — see alphabet table
:  a letter of the Phoenician or some other Semitic alphabets corresponding to Hebrew lamed

Variants of LAMED

la·med also la·medh \ˈˌmed\

Origin of LAMED

Hebrew lāmedh, literally, oxgoad
First Known Use: 1665

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