Amalekite

[ am-uh-lek-ahyt, uh-mal-i-kahyt ]

noun,plural Am·a·lek·ites, (especially collectively) Am·a·lek·ite.
  1. a member of the tribe of Amalek.

adjective
  1. of or relating to the Amalekites.

Origin of Amalekite

1
From Hebrew ʿămālēqAmalek + -ite1

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British Dictionary definitions for Amalekite

Amalekite

/ (əˈmæləˌkaɪt) /


noun
  1. 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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