1. a legendary character condemned to roam without rest because he struck Christ on the day of the Crucifixion.
2. Also,wan'dering Jew',Wan•der•ing-jewPronunciation: (won'dur-ing jOO'). [key]Also called inch plant. any of various trailing or creeping plants, as Zebrina pendula or Tradescantia fluminensis, having green or variegated leaves: a popular houseplant.
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