Amalekite

[am-uh-lek-ahyt, uh-mal-i-kahyt]
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noun, plural Am·a·lek·ites, (especially collectively) Am·a·lek·ite.

a member of the tribe of Amalek. Gen. 36:12.

adjective

of or relating to the Amalekites.

Origin of Amalekite

< Hebrew ʿămālēq Amalek + -ite1
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Amalekite

noun

Old Testament a member of a nomadic tribe descended from Esau (Genesis 36:12), dwelling in the desert between Sinai and Canaan and hostile to the Israelites: they were defeated by Saul and destroyed by David (I Samuel 15–30)
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