Definition of lamdan
lamdanim\ˌlämˌdäˈnēm; lämˈdänə̇m, -dȯn-, -(ˌ)nēm\
: a man learned in Jewish law : a Talmudic scholar
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Origin and Etymology of lamdan
lamdan from Hebrew lamdān, literally, one who has learned, from lāmadh to learn; lamden from Yiddish, from Hebrew lamdān
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