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cohen   - Definition:(plural co·hens or co·han·im [k? ?nim]) or ko·hen [k? ?n] (plural ko·han·im)  noun   descendant of Aaron: in Judaism, a person recognized as a descendant of Aaron.  The cohanim were priests in the Temple in ancient Jerusalem, and a man identified as a cohen still retains specific obligations in Orthodox Judaism today.    [< Hebrew kohein

cohen – Definition:

(plural co·hens or co·han·im [k? ?nim]) or ko·hen [k? ?n] (plural ko·han·im) noun descendant of Aaron: in Judaism, a person recognized as a descendant of Aaron. The cohanim were priests in the Temple in ancient Jerusalem, and a man identified as a cohen still retains specific obligations in Orthodox Judaism today. [< Hebrew kohein "priest"]

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