Mogen David

Mogen David

[moh-guhn dey-vid; Sephardic Hebrew mah-gen dah-veed; Ashkenazic Hebrew maw-guhn daw-vid]
noun Judaism.

Origin:
1900–05

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Magen David or Mogen David (ˈmɔːɡən ˈdeɪvɪd)
 
n
Judaism another name for the Star of David
 
[C20: from Hebrew māghēn Dāwīdh shield of David; see David (sense 1)]
 
Mogen David or Mogen David
 
n
 
[C20: from Hebrew māghēn Dāwīdh shield of David; see David (sense 1)]

Mogen David (ˈməʊɡən ˈdeɪvɪd)
 
n
another name for the Star of David

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