hazan

noun
ha·zan | \ḵə-ˈzän, ˈḵä-zᵊn\
plural hazanim\ḵə-ˈzä-nəm \

Definition of hazan 

1 : an official of a Jewish synagogue or community of the period when the Talmud was compiled

First Known Use of hazan

1650, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for hazan

Late Hebrew ḥazzān

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