Hasmonaean


Has·mo·nae·an

noun \ˌhaz-mə-ˈnē-ən\

Definition of HASMONAEAN

:  a member of the Maccabees
Hasmonaean or Hasmonean adjective

Variants of HASMONAEAN

Has·mo·nae·an or Has·mo·ne·an \ˌhaz-mə-ˈnē-ən\

Origin of HASMONAEAN

Late Latin Asmonaeus Hasmon, ancestor of the Maccabees, from Greek Asamōnaios
First Known Use: 1620

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