Definition of Sadducaic in US English:

Sadducaic

adjective

  • Sadducean.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Henry Milman (1791–1868), historian and dean of St Paul's. From post-classical Latin Sadducaeus Sadducee + -ic, after Pharisaic. Compare post-classical Latin Sadducaicus. Compare earlier Sadducaical.