Magen David

noun Ma·gen Da·vid \ˈmȯ-gən-ˈdȯ-vid, -ˈdə-; ˈmō-gən-ˈdā-vəd\
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Mogen David

\ˈmȯ-gən-ˈdȯ-vid, -ˈdə-; ˈmō-gən-ˈdā-vəd\

Definition of Magen David

  1. :  a hexagram used as a symbol of Judaism

Origin and Etymology of magen david

Hebrew māghēn Dāwīdh, literally, shield of David


First Known Use: 1894


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