noun To·bi·ad \təˈbīəd\

Definition of Tobiad



  1. :  a member of a Jewish party of the Maccabean period favoring the Hellenization of the Jews

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Origin and Etymology of tobiad

Tobias, father of Joseph, flourished about 210 b.c., founder of the Tobiads + English -ad (member of a group)

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to cast off or become cast off

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