ham-e-da'-tha (hammedhatha'): The father of Haman (Est 3:1). He is generally termed the "Agagite"; the name is of Persian etymology, signifying "given by the moon."
Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Definition for 'HAMMEDATHA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". bible-history.com - ISBE; 1915.