[ ih-skar-ee-uht ]
/ ɪˈskær i ət /
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 IscariotIs·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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How to use Iscariot in a sentence
In fact, the Michigan congressman went so far as to liken them to Judas Iscariot.
When a man has taken Judas Iscariot for his model I think he ought to follow so eminent an example to the end.'
He was speaking of a disciple named Judas Iscariot, though the others did not know it.
Like Judas Iscariot he is a son of perdition and wishes to make you one also, because your intellect is useful to him.
British Dictionary definitions for Iscariot
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