Mogen David

[ moh-guh n dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guh n daw-vid ]
/ ˈmoʊ gən ˈdeɪ vɪd; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈgɛn dɑˈvid; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɔ gən ˈdɔ vɪd /

noun Judaism.

Origin of Mogen David

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

Mogen David

/ (ˈməʊɡən ˈdeɪvɪd) /

noun

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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