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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