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 and Etymology of aceldama

Greek Akeldama, from Aramaic ḥăqēl dĕmā, literally, field of blood


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