Definition of Wandering Jew

Definition of Wandering Jew
  1. Wandering Jew Proper noun A Jewish shoemaker who, in Christian tradition, taunted Jesus Christ on the way to his (Jesus') crucifixion and for that was condemned to wander the Earth until Jesus' return (ie. the second coming).
  2. Wandering Jew Proper noun One of three species of spiderwort plants, "Tradescantia pallida" (also called "Setcreasea purpurea"), "Tradescantia fluminensis", and "Tradescantia zebrina".
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