lamed

noun
la·​med | \ ˈlä-ˌmed How to pronounce lamed (audio) \

Definition of lamed

: the 12th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

First Known Use of lamed

1665, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lamed

Hebrew lāmedh, literally, ox goad

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“Lamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lamed. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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