Definitions for hamanˈheɪ mən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a powerful prince at the court of Ahasuerus, who was hanged upon exposure of his plan to destroy the Jews. Esther 3–6.
Category: Bible, Judaism
(Old Testament) the minister of the Persian emperor who hated the Jews and was hanged for plotting to massacre them
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an enemy of the Jews in Persia, who persuaded the king to decree the destruction of them against a particular day, but whose purpose was defeated by the reversal of the sentence of doom.