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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about Judeo-Christian

Time Traveler for Judeo-Christian

Time Traveler

The first known use of Judeo-Christian was in 1847

See more words from the same year

Statistics for Judeo-Christian

Cite this Entry

“Judeo-Christian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Judeo-Christian. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for Judeo-Christian

Judeo-Christian

adjective
How to pronounce Judeo-Christian (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Judeo-Christian

: relating to both Judaism and Christianity

Comments on Judeo-Christian

What made you want to look up Judeo-Christian? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

A More Exception(al) Quiz

  • hot dog  hot dog  hot dog  hot dog cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!