[huh-roh-dee-uh n]
  1. a partisan of the house of Herod.
  2. 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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