Hasmonaean
or Hasmonean noun Etymology: Late Latin Asmonaeus Hasmon, ancestor of the Maccabees, from Greek Asamōnaios Date: 1620 a member of the Maccabees • Hasmonaean or Hasmonean adjective

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