Amorite

[ am-uh-rahyt ]
/ ˈæm əˌraɪt /

noun

a member of one of the principal tribes, or nations, of Canaan before its conquest by the Israelites. II Sam. 12:26–31.
the Semitic language of the Amorites.

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Origin of Amorite

1600–10; < Hebrew ĕmōr(ī) Amorites + -ite1
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