Manna Definition

A sweet food miraculously provided for the Israelites in the wilderness: Ex. 16:14-36
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Divine aid, spiritual sustenance, etc.
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Anything badly needed that comes unexpectedly.
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A sweet, gummy juice obtained from a European ash tree (Fraxinus ornus), formerly used as a laxative.
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Any of various similar substances exuded by certain plants and insects.
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Origin of Manna

  • Middle English from Old English from Late Latin from Greek from Aramaic mannā from Hebrew mān mnn in Semitic roots

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

  • From Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin manna, from Ancient Greek μάννα (mánna), from Hebrew מן (mān, “'manna").

    From Wiktionary


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