manna etymology

English word manna comes from Hebrew מן (Manna From, of:.)

Detailed word origin of manna

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
מן Hebrew (heb) Manna From, of:.
μάννα Ancient Greek (grc)
manna Late Latin (LL)
manna English (eng) (biblical) Food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus.. (by extension) Any good thing which comes into one's hands by luck or good fortune.. The sugary sap of the manna gum tree which oozes out from holes drilled by insects and falls to the ground around the tree.[].

Words with the same origin as manna

Descendants of מן
mannagrass mannitol mannose mannuronic