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In the Apocrypha, a woman in Babylon who was falsely accused of adultery and was rescued by Daniel.
1. (Biography) the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
2. (Bible) the wife of Joachim, who was condemned to death for adultery because of a false accusation, but saved by Daniel's sagacity
3. (Bible) the book of the Apocrypha containing this story
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|Noun||1.||Susanna - an Apocryphal book consisting of text added to the Book of Daniel|
Apocrypha - 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status