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Aceldama

Aceldama

noun Acel·da·ma \ə-ˈsel-də-mə\

Definition of ACELDAMA

:  the potter's field bought with the money Judas had been paid for betraying Christ

Origin of ACELDAMA

Greek Akeldama, from Aramaic ḥăqēl dĕmā, literally, field of blood
First Known Use: 14th century

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