[joo-dee-ist, -dey-, -duh-, joo-dey-]


an adherent or supporter of Judaism.
(in the early Christian church) a convert from Judaism who followed or advocated Jewish rites or practices.

Origin of Judaist

First recorded in 1840–50; Juda(ism) + -ist
Related formsJu·da·is·tic, adjectiveJu·da·is·ti·cal·ly, adverban·ti-Ju·da·ist, noun, adjectivean·ti-Ju·da·is·tic, adjective
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