Salome səlō´mē [key], in the New Testament.
1 Daughter of Herod Philip and Herodias. She is generally supposed to be the daughter who danced to obtain the head of John the Baptist . See Herod 2 One of the women who ministered to Jesus, who beheld his crucifixion, and who brought offerings to his tomb. Many identify her with the wife of Zebedee .
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