hazan

play
noun ha·zan \ḵə-ˈzän, ˈḵä-zən\

Definition of hazan

plural

hazanim

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

  2. 2 :  cantor 2

Origin and Etymology of hazan

Late Hebrew ḥazzān


First Known Use: 1650


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