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 and Etymology of aceldama

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

First Known Use: 14th century

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