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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Contemporary Examples of hebraic

  • Then they compounded the offense by suggesting that South Carolina Republican Senator Jim DeMint shares those Hebraic virtues.

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    The GOP's Jewish Slur

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    October 21, 2009

Historical Examples of hebraic

British Dictionary definitions for hebraic


Hebraical or Hebrew


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



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

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