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[hi-brey-ik] /hɪˈbreɪ ɪk/

of, relating to, or characteristic of the , their language, or their culture.
of, relating to, or characteristic of the Hebrews or their language or culture

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


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