Bible the field near Jerusalem bought with the money given Judas for betraying Jesus: Acts 1:19; Matt. 27:8
a place of bloodshed
L < Gr Akeldama < Aram chakal-dema, field of blood
See Aceldama in American Heritage Dictionary 4
In the New Testament, a potter's field near Jerusalem purchased by the priests as a burial ground for strangers with the reward that Judas had received for betraying Jesus and had later returned to them.