manna: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (man'u), [key]
— n.
  1. the food miraculously supplied to the Israelites in the wilderness. Ex. 16:14–36.
  2. any sudden or unexpected help, advantage, or aid to success.
  3. divine or spiritual food.
  4. the exudation of the ash Fraxinus ornus and related plants: source of mannitol.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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