from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a Hebrew captive in Nineveh.
- n. See Table at Bible.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A book of the Old Testament Apocrypha.
- proper n. A male given name.
- n. a model where the dependent variable is censored.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A book of the Apocrypha.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an Apocryphal book that was a popular novel for several centuries
Greek Tōbit, from Hebrew ṭôbīyāh, Yahweh (is) my good : ṭôb, good; see ṭyb in Semitic roots + -î, my + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.
After Tobit.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew (Wiktionary)
Coined by A. S. Goldberg in 1964 as these type of models were first proposed by James Tobin  and are similar to probit models. (Wiktionary)