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

Word History

Etymology

Greek Tōbit

First Known Use

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Tobit was in 1587

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“Tobit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tobit. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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Tobit

noun
To·​bit ˈtō-bət How to pronounce Tobit (audio)
: a book of Scripture included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and in the Protestant Apocrypha see bible

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