lamed

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noun la·med \ˈlä-ˌmed\

Definition of lamed

  1. :  the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see alphabet table

Origin and Etymology of lamed

Hebrew lāmedh, literally, ox goad


First Known Use: 1665


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