abbetdin

noun, often capitalized ab·bet·din \ˌävˌbātˈdēn\
variants: or

abbethdin

\ˌävˌbātˈdēn\

Definition of abbetdin

plural

-s

in the rabbinical tradition

  1. :  the vice-president of the Sanhedrin

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Origin and Etymology of abbetdin

Hebrew abh-bēth-dīn, from abh chief (of) + bēth-dīn court of law, from bēth house (of) + dīn judgment


First Known Use: 1681


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