- Alternative spelling of Sanhedrin.
Variant of Sanhedrin
the highest court and council of the ancient Jewish nation, having religious and civil functions: it was abolished with the destruction of Jerusalem in 70
also Chiefly Brit.Sanhedrim
Origin of SanhedrinTalmudic Hebrew sanhedrin (gedola), (great) council ; from Classical Greek synedrion, assembly ; from syn-, together + hedra, seat: see sit