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MENORAH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Menorah mean? 

MENORAH (noun)
  The noun MENORAH has 2 senses:

1. (Judaism) a candelabrum with seven branches used in ceremonies to symbolize the seven days of creation
2. (Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival

  Familiarity information: MENORAH used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MENORAH (noun)


Sense 1Menorah [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Judaism) a candelabrum with seven branches used in ceremonies to symbolize the seven days of creation

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("Menorah" is a kind of...):

candelabra; candelabrum (branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights)

Domain category:

Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)


Sense 2menorah [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Judaism) a candelabrum with nine branches; used during the Hanukkah festival

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("menorah" is a kind of...):

candelabra; candelabrum (branched candlestick; ornamental; has several lights)

Domain category:

Judaism (the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud)


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