Wandering Jew

noun

Definition of Wandering Jew

1 :a Jew of medieval legend condemned by Christ to wander the earth till Christ's second coming
2 not capitalized W :any of several plants (genera Zebrina and Tradescantia) of the spiderwort family; especially :either of two trailing or creeping plants (Z. pendula and T. fluminensis) cultivated for their showy and often white-striped foliage

First Known Use of wandering jew

1628


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