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Machabees

noun plural but singular in construction Mach·a·bees \ˈma-kə-(ˌ)bēz\

Definition of MACHABEES

:  maccabees

Origin of MACHABEES

Middle English, from Late Latin Machabaei, modification of Greek Makkabaioi
First Known Use: 14th century

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