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English noun: manna from heaven

1. manna from heaven (food) (Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus


Synonymsmanna, miraculous food


Broader (hypernym)food, nutrient


Domain categoryOld Testament

2. manna from heaven (event) a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)


SamplesThe demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line.


Synonymsbonanza, boom, bunce, godsend, gold rush, gravy, windfall


Broader (hypernym)happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent









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