- IPA: hæzməˈniːən, æzməˈniːən
Hasmonean (not comparable)
- Of or relating to the patriotic Jewish family to which the Maccabees belonged; Maccabean.
- the Hasmonean dynasty
Hasmonean (plural Hasmoneans)
- A member of that family.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Hasmonean in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)