Jewess (Ι᾿ουδαία), a woman of Hebrew birth, without distinction of tribe (Ac 16:1; Ac 24:24). It is applied in the former passage to Eunice, the mother of Timothy, who was unquestionably of Hebrew origin (comp. 2Ti 3:15), and in the latter to Drusilla, the wife of Felix and daughter of Herod Agrippa I. — Smith. SEE JEW.