Golem meaning

gōləm
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In Jewish folklore, an artificially created human supernaturally endowed with life.
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A human being artificially created by cabalistic rites.
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A Creature made of mud and clay. Brought to life from a magical spell on a piece of paper shoved in its mouth.
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Origin of golem

  • Hebrew gōlem lump, clod, fool from gālam to wrap up glm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hebrew גולם \ גֹּלֶם (gólem).

    From Wiktionary