Assidean

noun As·si·de·an \ˌasəˈdēən\\ˌhas-\
variants: or

Assidaean

\ˌasəˈdēən\ or

Hasidean

or

Hasidaean

less commonly

Hassidean

or

Hassidaean

\ˌhas-\

Definition of Assidean

plural

-s

  1. :  hasid 1

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Origin and Etymology of assidean

Greek Asidaioi, plural (from Hebrew ḥăsīdhīm pious ones) + English -an — more at hasid


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