Judaic
also Judaical adjective Etymology: Middle English Judeical, from Latin judaicus, from Greek ioudaikos, from Ioudaios Jew — more at Jew Date: 15th century of, relating to, or characteristic of Jews or Judaism

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  • Judaic — Ju*da ic, Judaical Ju*da ic*al, a. [L. Juda[ i]cus, fr. Judaea, the country Judea: cf. F. Juda[ i]que. See {Jew}.] Of or pertaining to the Jews. The natural or Judaical [religion]. South. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Judaic — (adj.) 1610s, from M.Fr. judaïque (15c.), and directly from L. Iudaicus, from Gk. Ioudaikos, from Ioudaios Jew (see JEW (Cf. Jew)). Earlier in same sense was Judaical (late 15c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Judaic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to Judaism or the ancient Jews …   English terms dictionary

  • Judaic — [jo͞o dā′ik] adj. [L Judaicus < Gr Ioudaikos < Ioudaios: see JEW] 1. of Judah 2. of the Jews or Judaism; Jewish Judaically adv …   English World dictionary

  • Judaic — Judaically, adv. /jooh day ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to Judaism: the Judaic idea of justice. 2. of or pertaining to the Jews; Jewish. Also, Judaical. [1605 15; < L judaicus < Gk ioudaikós, equiv. to Ioudaî(os) JEW + ikos IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • Judaic — [[t]ʤuːde͟ɪɪk[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Judaic means belonging or relating to Judaism. [FORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • Judaic — adjective /dʒuˈdeɪ̯.ɪk/ Pertaining to the Jews, their culture or their religion. Syn: Jewish See Also: Judaica …   Wiktionary

  • judaic — ju|daic Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Judaic — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. Jewish, Semitic, Hebrew; see Jewish …   English dictionary for students

  • Judaic — Ju·da·ic || dÊ’uː deɪɪk adj. Jewish, of or pertaining to Judaism; of or pertaining to the Jewish people …   English contemporary dictionary

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