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Definition of "kohen" []

  • A member of the priestly family of the Tribe of Levi, descended from Aaron, who has certain ritual privileges in the synagogue service (noun)
  • Alternative spelling of cohen. (noun)

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Use "kohen" in a sentence
  • "There is a neat little thing called e-mail grandpa ... sam kohen"
  • "The kohen (member of the priestly class) was usually entrusted with the purification of individuals so afflicted, but Aaron was invalidated in this case, because he was a relative of Miriam."
  • "Legal status in Judaism is determined by age, sex, legal capacity and, to some extent, by class (kohen, levi, yisrael) and societal status."