a jewish priest who is a direct decendant of Aaron from the bible
(or Kohen) (KO-haine) â€œPriest,â€ this is a man who traces his ancestry to Aaron (the brother of Moses) and who, as a result, is subject to certain privileges and responsibilities under Orthodox Jewish law.
or cohenim Priest or priests
The Hebrew word for priest which refers to a direct male descendant of Aaron, the brother of Moses; plural: Cohanim.
Means 'Priest' -- a descendant of Aaron the Levite and responsible for temple service.
Hebrew for "priest," the family (descended from Moses' older brother Aaron) who performed most of the worship in the Temple of Jerusalem. Most of the rituals required on Yom Kippur were performed by the High Priest (Hebrew: Cohen Gadol).
Cohen ( kÅhÄ“n', means: "A Priest") is a Jewish surname of biblical origins (see: Kohen). There is a DNA signature associated with the name known as the Cohen Modal Haplotype.