Simple Definition of Jew
: someone whose religion is Judaism, who is descended from Jewish people, or who participates in the culture surrounding Judaism
Full Definition of Jew
Origin and Etymology of jew
Middle English, from Anglo-French ju, jeu, from Latin Judaeus, from Greek Ioudaios, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhī, from Yĕhūdhāh Judah, Jewish kingdom
First Known Use: 13th century
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