Iscariotic /i skar'ee ot"ik/, Iscariotical, adj.Iscariotism, n.
/i skar"ee euht/, n.
1. the surname of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. Mark 3:19; 14:10, 11.
2. a person who betrays another; traitor.
[ < L Iscariota < Gk Iskariótes < Heb ish-qariyoth man of Kerioth a village in Palestine]

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  • Iscariot — [is ker′ē ət] n. [LL(Ec) Iscariota < Gr(Ec) Iskariōtēs < ? Heb īsh qĕrīyōth, man of Kerioth (town in Palestine)] see JUDAS (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Iscariot — Always applied in the gospels to Judas who betrayed Jesus to distinguish him from another Judas among the apostles. Iscariot may mean ‘man from Kerioth’; or there is a suggestion in one ancient MS which connects it with the Latin sicarius, which… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Iscariot — n. Judas Iscariot, disciple who betrayed Jesus (Biblical); traitor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Iscariot — noun A traitor …   Wiktionary

  • Iscariot —    (See Judas.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Iscariot — Is|car|i|ot, Judas →↑Judas …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Iscariot — Is•car•i•ot [[t]ɪˈskær i ət[/t]] n. bib the surname of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. Mark 3:19; 14:10, 11 • Etymology: < LL Iscariōta < Gk Iskariṓtēs < Heb īsh qərīyōth man of Kerioth a village in Palestine …   From formal English to slang

  • Iscariot — /əsˈkæriət/ (say uhs kareeuht) noun 1. the surname of Judas, the betrayer of Jesus. 2. someone who betrays another; a traitor. {Latin Iscariōta, from Greek Iskariōtēs, from Hebrew īsh qerīyōth man of Kerioth (a place in Palestine). See Mark 3:19 …   Australian English dictionary

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