Hasmonaean

noun Has·mo·nae·an \ ˌhaz-mə-ˈnē-ən \
variants: or Hasmonean

Definition of Hasmonaean

: a member of the Maccabees

Hasmonaean

or Hasmonean adjective

Origin and Etymology of hasmonaean

Late Latin Asmonaeus Hasmon, ancestor of the Maccabees, from Greek Asamōnaios


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