Variant of Judas
- Bible Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus: Matt. 26:14, 48
- Bible Jude, the Apostle
- Bible a brother of Jesus and James: Mark 6:3; Matt. 13:55
- a traitor or betrayer
- Archit. a peephole or small window, as in the door of a prison cellin full judas window (or hole)
Origin: ME < LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Ioudas < Heb yehūdhāh, Judah
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