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Aceldama

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noun Acel·da·ma \ə-ˈsel-də-mə\

Definition of Aceldama

  1. :  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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