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In the New Testament, the daughter of Herodias and stepdaughter of Herod Antipas. After she danced for her stepfather, he granted her request to have John the Baptist killed and his head presented to her on a platter.
(Bible) New Testament the daughter of Herodias, at whose instigation she beguiled Herod by her seductive dancing into giving her the head of John the Baptist
or Sa•lo•mé(səˈloʊ mi)
1. the daughter of Herodias, who danced for Herod Antipas and was granted the head of John the Baptist.
2. (italics) a one-act opera (1905) by Richard Strauss based on a drama by Oscar Wilde.
|Noun||1.||Salome - woman whose dancing beguiled Herod into giving her the head of John the Baptist|