HyperDic: manna_from_heaven

English > 2 senses of the expression manna from heaven:
NOUNfoodmanna from heaven, miraculous food, manna(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites / Israelites during the Exodus
eventmanna from heaven, boom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, windfall, buncea sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)
English > manna from heaven: 2 senses > noun 1, food
Meaning(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites / Israelites during the Exodus.
Synonymsmiraculous food, manna
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Broaderfood, nutrientAny substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
Spanishmaná
Catalanmaina, mannà
English > manna from heaven: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money).
Synonymsboom, bonanza, gold rush, gravy, godsend, windfall, bunce
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishbonanza

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