Ananias

noun
An·​a·​ni·​as | \ˌa-nə-ˈnī-əs \

Definition of Ananias 

1 : an early Christian struck dead for lying

2 : liar

First Known Use of Ananias

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Ananias

Greek, probably from Hebrew Ḥānanyāh

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