plural -s
: a member of a Jewish party of the Maccabean period favoring the Hellenization of the Jews

Word History


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

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“Tobiad.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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