- an inhabitant or native of Moab.
- an extinct language of Moab, in the Canaanite group of Semitic languages.
- Also Mo·a·bit·ic [moh-uh-bit-ik] /ˌmoʊ əˈbɪt ɪk/, Mo·a·bit·ish [moh-uh-bahy-tish] /ˈmoʊ əˌbaɪ tɪʃ/. of or relating to the ancient kingdom of Moab, its people, or their language.
Origin of Moabite
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Examples from the Web for moabite
It rested like a swallow's nest on the lofty edge of the Moabite plateau.Biblical Geography and History
Charles Foster Kent
"Woe to the man that should say differently," replied the Moabite, feeling the flattery.A King of Tyre
James M. Ludlow
How came it that the Moabite army was so completely in David's power?The Expositor's Bible: The Second Book of Samuel
W. G. Blaikie
On the Moabite Stone the word occurs as meaning the stone itself.Palestine
Claude Reignier Conder
Jehoshaphat did not say to a Moabite or an Ammonite, "I am as thou art."The All-Sufficiency of Christ
Charles Henry Mackintosh
- of or relating to Moab, an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea, or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Moab
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