plural noun
  1. things pertaining to Jewish life and customs, especially when of a historical, literary, or artistic nature, as books or ritual objects.

Origin of Judaica

1920–25; < Latin, noun use of neuter plural of jūdaicus Judaic
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British Dictionary definitions for judaica


pl n
  1. the literature, customs, culture, etc, of the Jews
  2. books or artefacts of Jewish interest, esp as a collection

Word Origin for Judaica

Latin, literally: Jewish matters
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