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Hebraic

[hi-brey-ik]
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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hebrews, their language, or their culture.
Also Hebrew.

Origin of Hebraic

1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin Hebraicus < Greek Hebraïkós, equivalent to Hebra(îos) Hebrew + -ikos -ic; replacing Old English Ebrēisc
Related formsHe·bra·i·cal·ly, adverbnon-He·bra·ic, adjectivenon-He·bra·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Hebraic

Hebraical or Hebrew

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hebrews or their language or culture
Derived FormsHebraically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for hebraic

Hebraic

adj.

late 14c., from Old French hebraique and directly from Late Latin Hebraicus, from Greek Hebraikos, from Hebraios (see Hebrew).

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