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zayin

[zah-yin] /ˈzɑ yɪn/
noun
1.
the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < Hebrew, akin to zayin weapon
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British Dictionary definitions for zayin

zayin

/ˈzɑːjɪn/
noun
1.
the seventh letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ז), transliterated as z
Word Origin
from Hebrew, literally: weapon
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