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In the Bible, a Persian minister who was hanged for plotting the destruction of the Jews.


(ˈheɪ mən)

a powerful prince at the court of Ahasuerus, who was hanged upon exposure of his plan to destroy the Jews. Esther 3–6.
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Noun1.Haman - (Old Testament) the minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre themHaman - (Old Testament) the minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre them
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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