maggid

noun mag·gid \ˈmägid\

Definition of maggid

plural

maggidim

\mäˈgēdə̇m, -ēm\
  1. :  an itinerant Jewish preacher whose discourse on a biblical text is usually embellished by parables drawn from the rabbinical commentaries and from Jewish folklore and is often delivered in a chant

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Origin and Etymology of maggid

Hebrew maggīdh narrator


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