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Amorite

[ am-uh-rahyt ]
/ ˈæm əˌraɪt /
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noun
a member of one of the principal tribes, or nations, of Canaan before its conquest by the Israelites. 2 Samuel 12:26–31.
the Semitic language of the Amorites.
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Origin of Amorite

First recorded in 1600–10; from Hebrew ĕmōr(ī) “Amorites” + -ite1
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