hazan

noun ha·zan \ ḵə-ˈzän , ˈḵä-zᵊn \

Definition of hazan

plural hazanim play \ḵə-ˈzä-nəm\
1 :an official of a Jewish synagogue or community of the period when the Talmud was compiled
2 :cantor 2

Origin and Etymology of hazan

Late Hebrew ḥazzān


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