Magen David

[ mah-guhn dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gendah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guhn daw-vid ]

nounJudaism.

Origin of Magen David

1
First recorded in 1900–05, Magen David is from Hebrew māghēn dāwīd literally, “shield of David”

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Magen David

Mogen David

/ (ˈmɔːɡən ˈdeɪvɪd) /


noun
  1. Judaism another name for the Star of David

Origin of Magen David

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C20: from Hebrew māghēn Dāwīdh shield of David; see David (sense 1)

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