or Bal·shem

[ bahl-shem ]
/ bɑlˈʃɛm /


a person who works miracles by calling upon the name of God, especially one of the German and Polish Jews of the 16th–19th centuries considered to be saintly and to possess magical powers.

Origin of Baalshem

From Hebrew baʿal shem literally, “master of the name” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020