Tobit

noun

To·​bit ˈtō-bət How to pronounce Tobit (audio)
1
: the elderly father of Tobias
2
: a book of Scripture included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and in the Protestant Apocrypha see Bible Table

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Word History

Etymology

Greek Tōbit

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Tobit was in 1587

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Cite this Entry

“Tobit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tobit. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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