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Mogen David

[moh-guh n dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guh n daw-vid]
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noun Judaism.
  1. Star of David.
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Origin of Mogen David

First recorded in 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for mogen david

Mogen David

  1. another name for the Star of David
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Word Origin and History for mogen david

Mogen David

1904, "star of David," six-pointed star, symbol of Judaism or Zionism, from Hebrew maghen Dawidh "shield of David," king of Judah and Israel, died c.973 B.C.E.

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