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Judith

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noun Ju·dith \ˈjü-dəth\

Definition of Judith

  1. 1 :  the Jewish heroine who saves the city of Bethulia in the book of Judith

  2. 2 :  a book of Scripture included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and in the Protestant Apocrypha — see bible table



Origin of judith

Late Latin, from Greek Ioudith, from Hebrew Yĕhūdhīth


First Known Use: before 12th century


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