menorah: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (mu-nôr'u, -nōr'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a candelabrum having seven branches (as used in the Biblical tabernacle or the Temple in Jerusalem), or any number of branches (as used in modern synagogues).
  2. a candelabrum having nine branches, for use on the Jewish festival of Hanukkah.
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