Ju·​da·​ic jü-ˈdā-ik How to pronounce Judaic (audio)
variants or less commonly Judaical
: of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews or Judaism

Word History


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

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Judaic was in the 15th century

Dictionary Entries Near Judaic

Cite this Entry

“Judaic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Judaic. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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