Star of David


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Star of David

n. pl. Stars of David or Star of Davids

Star of David

n
(Judaism) an emblem symbolizing Judaism and consisting of a six-pointed star formed by superimposing one inverted equilateral triangle upon another of equal size. Also called: Magen David

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n.
a hexagram used as a symbol of Judaism. Also called Magen David, Shield of David.

Star of David

1. A symbol of Judaism and of Israel. It consists of two triangles which interlace to form a six-pointed star. In Hebrew it is called the shield of David.
2. A six-pointed star (hexagram) used in magic (especially black magic) and representing the balance between masculine and feminine.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Star of David - a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral trianglesStar of David - a six-pointed star formed from two equilateral triangles; an emblem symbolizing Judaism
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
hexagram - a regular polygon formed by extending each of the sides of a regular hexagon to form two equilateral triangles
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