Herodian

[ huh-roh-dee-uh n ]
/ 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.

Origin of Herodian

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

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