A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness. When it was no longer supplied to them they settled down and tilled the soil, fertilizing it, as a rule, with the bodies of the original occupants.
The food supplied to the Israelites in their journey through the wilderness of Arabia; hence, divinely supplied food.
A name given to lichens of the genus Lecanora, sometimes blown into heaps in the deserts of Arabia and Africa, and gathered and used as food; called also manna lichen.
The food on which Israel was fed in the desert, which prefigures the eucharist.
(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus
The food God provided to the Hebrews while they sojourned in the wilderness for forty years. See Chapter 3, Chapter 4.
Manna (sometimes or archaically spelled mana) is the name of the food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus. Manna ceased to appear when the Israelites first harvested their crops in their new homeland. "Man hu", or "manna" in the Hebrew language is translated as "what is it".