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From the Hebrew word עבדון ‎(abdon, servant). Compare Arabic عَبْد ‎(ʿabd) (as in Abdullah), which also means servant.

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Abdon ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Abdons)

  1. The tenth judge of Israel. (biblical character)
    • 1611, Bible (KJV), Judges 12:13-14::
      And after him Abdon the son of Hillel, a Pirathonite, judged Israel. And he had forty sons and thirty nephews, that rode on threescore and ten ass colts: and he judged Israel eight years.
  2. (rare) A male given name.

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Abdon m

  1. A male given name, cognate to Abdon
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