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Judith

noun Ju·dith \ˈjü-dəth\

Definition of JUDITH

1
:  the Jewish heroine who saves the city of Bethulia in the book of Judith
2
:  a book of Scripture included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and in the Protestant Apocrypha — see bible table
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Origin of JUDITH

Late Latin, from Greek Ioudith, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhīth
First Known Use: before 12th century

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