Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 12/23/19 Menorah

Menorah (noun)
menorah [muh-nawr-uh, -nohr-uh]
(previously 12-17-14)

noun
1. a candelabrum having seven branches (as used in the Biblical tabernacle or the Temple in Jerusalem), or any number of branches (as used in modern synagogues).
2. a candelabrum having nine branches, for use on the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.

Origin: 1885-90; < Hebrew m?norah literally, lampstand

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