Iscariot

[ ih-skar-ee-uht ]
/ ɪˈskær i ət /

noun

the surname of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. Mark 3:19; 14:10, 11.
a person who betrays another; traitor.

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Origin of Iscariot

<Latin Iscariōta<Greek Iskariṓtēs<Hebrew īsh-qərīyōth man of Kerioth a village in Palestine

OTHER WORDS FROM Iscariot

Is·car·i·ot·ic [ih-skar-ee-ot-ik], /ɪˌskær iˈɒt ɪk/, Is·car·i·ot·i·cal, adjectiveIs·car·i·ot·ism, noun
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Iscariot
/ (ɪˈskærɪət) /

noun

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