assidean definition

  • noun:
    • One of a body of devoted Jews just who opposed the Hellenistic Jews, and supported the Asmoneans.
    • One of a sect of orthodox Jews, opposed to Greek innovations.
    • certainly one of a mystical sect of Polish Jews which originated in the eighteenth century. Also known as Chasidean.
    • One of a body of devoted Jews whom opposed the Hellenistic Jews, and supported the Asmoneans.
    • among a sect of orthodox Jews, in opposition to Greek innovations.
    • One of a mystical sect of Polish Jews which originated from the eighteenth century. Also referred to as Chasidean.
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