Definition of synedrion in US English:

synedrion

(also synedrium)

noun

  • A judicial or representative assembly, a council, a congress; specifically the Sanhedrin of ancient Israel.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Wilcox (c1549–1608), Church of England clergyman. Partly (i) from Middle French synedrion.

Pronunciation

synedrion

/sɪˈnɛdrɪən/