Jewish Folklore a human being artificially created by cabalistic rites
Origin of golemHeb, origin, originally , embryo; later, monster (from source Yiddish goylem, dolt), akin to Arabic ghul?m, lad
In Jewish folklore, an artificially created human supernaturally endowed with life.
Origin of golemHebrew gōlem lump, clod, fool from gālam to wrap up glm
- A Creature made of mud and clay. Brought to life from a magical spell on a piece of paper shoved in its mouth.
From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם (gólem).