Joseph of Arimathea

noun phrase Joseph of Ar·i·ma·thea \ -ˌer-ə-mə-ˈthē-ə , -ˌa-rə- \

Definition of Joseph of Arimathea

: a rich councillor of the Sanhedrin who according to the Gospel accounts placed the body of Jesus in his own tomb and according to medieval legend took the Holy Grail to England

First Known Use of joseph of arimathea

14th century

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