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Moabite

[moh-uh-bahyt] /ˈmoʊ əˌbaɪt/
noun
1.
an inhabitant or native of Moab.
2.
an extinct language of Moab, in the Canaanite group of Semitic languages.
adjective
3.
Also, Moabitic
[moh-uh-bit-ik] /ˌmoʊ əˈbɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
Moabitish
[moh-uh-bahy-tish] /ˈmoʊ əˌbaɪ tɪʃ/ (Show IPA)
. of or relating to the ancient kingdom of Moab, its people, or their language.
Origin of Moabite
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin Mōabīta < Greek Mōabī́tēs, representing Hebrew mōābī. See Moab, -ite1
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Moabite

/ˈməʊəˌbaɪt/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Moab, an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea, or its inhabitants
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Moab
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