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Magen David

[mah-guh n dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guh n daw-vid] /ˈmɑ gən ˈdeɪ vɪd; Sephardic Hebrew mɑˈgɛn dɑˈvid; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈmɔ gən ˈdɔ vɪd/
noun, Judaism.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Hebrew māghēn dāwīd literally, shield of David
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Magen David

/ˈmɔːɡən ˈdeɪvɪd/
noun
1.
(Judaism) another name for the Star of David
Word Origin
C20: from Hebrew māghēn Dāwīdh shield of David; see David (sense 1)
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