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hakham

or ha·kam

[Sephardic Hebrew khah-khahm; Ashkenazic Hebrew haw-khuh m]
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noun Hebrew.
  1. a wise and learned person; sage.
  2. (among Sephardic Jews) a title given to a rabbi.

Origin of hakham

ḥākhām literally, wise
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