Judeo-Christian

adjective
Ju·​deo-Chris·​tian | \ jü-ˌdā-ō-ˈkris-chən How to pronounce Judeo-Christian (audio) , -ˈkrish- also ˌjü-dē-ō- or jü-ˌdē-ō- \

Definition of Judeo-Christian

: having historical roots in both Judaism and Christianity

First Known Use of Judeo-Christian

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Judeo-Christian

Latin Judaeus Jew — more at jew

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The first known use of Judeo-Christian was in 1847

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“Judeo-Christian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Judeo-Christian. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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