manna

Part of speech: noun

Divinely given food of the Israelites in the wilderness; spiritual nourishment.

Part of speech: noun

A sweetish substance from the stems of a species of ash.

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Usage examples "manna":

  1. She found me roots of relish sweet, And honey wild and manna dew. - "Father Payne", Arthur Christopher Benson.
  2. 49. Dissolve three Ounces of Manna and twenty Grains of Nitre in twenty Ounces, or six Glasses, of sweet Whey. - "Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health", Samuel Auguste David Tissot.
  3. To him that overcometh, to him will I give of the hidden manna, and I will give him a white stone, and upon the stone a new name written, which no one knoweth but he that receiveth it. - "The Inside of the Cup, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.