lamdan

noun
lam·​dan | \ lämˈdän, ˈlämdən \
variants: or less commonly lamden \ ˈlämdən \
plural lamdanim\ ˌlämˌdäˈnēm ; lämˈdänə̇m , -​dȯn-​ , -​(ˌ)nēm \

Definition of lamdan

: a man learned in Jewish law : a Talmudic scholar

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History and Etymology for lamdan

lamdan from Hebrew lamdān, literally, one who has learned, from lāmadh to learn; lamden from Yiddish, from Hebrew lamdān

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“Lamdan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lamdan. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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