[moh-guh n dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guh n daw-vid]
Origin of Mogen David
First recorded in 1900–05
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- another name for the Star of David
Word Origin and History for 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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