[koh-uh n; Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hen; Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-heyn, koh-heyn, koin] /ˈkoʊ ən; Sephardic Hebrew kɔˈhɛn; Ashkenazic Hebrew koʊˈheɪn, ˈkoʊ heɪn, kɔɪn/
noun, plural Kohanim
[Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-hah-nim, koh-hah-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew kɔ hɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew koʊ hɑˈnɪm, koʊˈhɑ nɪm/ (Show IPA). English, Kohens.
[koh-uh n; Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hen Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-heyn, koh-heyn, koin] /ˈkoʊ ən; Sephardic Hebrew kɔˈhɛn Ashkenazic Hebrew koʊˈheɪn, ˈkoʊ heɪn, kɔɪn/
noun, plural Cohanim
[Sephardic Hebrew kaw-hah-neem; Ashkenazic Hebrew koh-hah-nim, -hah-nim] /Sephardic Hebrew kɔ hɑˈnim; Ashkenazic Hebrew koʊ hɑˈnɪm, -ˈhɑ nɪm/ (Show IPA). English, Cohens.
a member of the Jewish priestly class, descended from Aaron, having sacrificial, ministerial, and other sacred functions from Aaronic times to about the 1st century a.d. and now having essentially honorific religious duties and prerogatives.
(Judaism) a member of the priestly family of the Tribe of Levi, descended from Aaron, who has certain ritual privileges in the synagogue service
Leonard. born 1934, Canadian singer, songwriter, and poet; recordings include Songs of Leonard Cohen (1968), Songs of Love and Hate (1971), I’m Your Man (1988), and Ten New Songs (2001)
Stanley. born 1922, US biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1986
a variant spelling of Kohen
Jewish surname indicating priestly descent, from Hebrew kohen “priest,” from base of kihen “he acted as priest,” related to Arabic kahana “he divined, prophesied.”
Cohen Co·hen (kō’ən), Stanley. Born 1922.
American biochemist. He shared a 1986 Nobel Prize for the discovery of the epidermal growth factor.
[koh-hee-mah] /ˈkoʊ hiˌmɑ/ noun 1. a town in and the capital of Nagaland, in E India. [nah-guh-land] /ˈnɑ gəˌlænd/ noun 1. a state in NE India. 6366 sq. mi. (16,488 sq. km). Capital: Kohima. /ˈkəʊhɪˌmɑː/ noun 1. a city in NE India, capital of Nagaland, near the Burmese border: centre of fierce fighting in World […]
[koh-uh-noo r] /ˈkoʊ əˌnʊər/ noun 1. an Indian diamond weighing 106 carats; now part of the British crown jewels.
[koh-uh-noo r] /ˈkoʊ əˌnʊər/ noun 1. an Indian diamond weighing 106 carats; now part of the British crown jewels. /ˌkəʊɪˈnʊə/ noun 1. a very large oval Indian diamond, part of the British crown jewels since 1849, weighing 108.8 carats n. famous diamond, one of the British crown jewels after the annexation of Punjab in 1849, […]
[kohl] /koʊl/ noun 1. a powder, as finely powdered antimony sulfide, used as a cosmetic to darken the eyelids, eyebrows, etc. [kohl] /koʊl/ noun 1. Helmut [hel-moo t] /ˈhɛl mʊt/ (Show IPA), born 1930, German political leader: chancellor of West Germany (1982–90); chancellor of Germany 1990–98. /kəʊl/ noun 1. a cosmetic powder used, originally esp […]