zayin

[zah-yin]

Origin of zayin

1895–1900; < Hebrew, akin to zayin weapon
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British Dictionary definitions for zayin

zayin

noun
  1. the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ז), transliterated as z

Word Origin for zayin

from Hebrew, literally: weapon
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