Judaic

adjective
Ju·​da·​ic | \ jü-ˈdā-ik How to pronounce Judaic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Judaical \ jü-​ˈdā-​ə-​kəl How to pronounce Judaic (audio) \

Definition of Judaic

: of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews or Judaism

First Known Use of Judaic

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Judaic

Middle English Judeical, from Latin judaicus, from Greek ioudaikos, from Ioudaios Jew — more at jew

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“Judaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Judaic. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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