Definition of Jewry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈdʒʊəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒʊri//
, NAmE//ˈdʒuːri//
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Jewish people as a group British Jewry Word Origin Middle English: from Old French juierie, from juiu, via Latin from Greek Ioudaios, via Aramaic from Hebrew yěhūd̲ī, from yěhūd̲āh ‘Judah’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Jewry