- a descendant of Ham. Gen. 10:1, 6–20.
- a member of any of various peoples of northern and eastern Africa, as the ancient Egyptians and modern Berbers.
Origin of Hamite
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- a member of a group of peoples of N Africa supposedly descended from Noah's son Ham (Genesis 5:32, 10:6), including the ancient Egyptians, the Berbers, etc
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Word Origin and History for hamite
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