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Herodian

[ huh-roh-dee-uhn ]
/ həˈroʊ di ən /
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adjective
of or relating to Herod the Great, his family, or its partisans.
noun
a partisan of the house of Herod.
a member of a political group that supported the dynasty of Herod and opposed Jesus.
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Origin of Herodian

<Late Latin (Vulgate) Hērōdiānī (plural); see Herod, -ian
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