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Edomite

[ ee-duh-mahyt ]
/ ˈi dəˌmaɪt /
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noun
a descendant of Esau or Edom. Numbers 20:14–21.
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Origin of Edomite

First recorded in 1350–1400; Edom + -ite1

OTHER WORDS FROM Edomite

E·dom·it·ish, E·dom·it·ic [ee-duh-mit-ik], /ˌi dəˈmɪt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for Edomite

Edomite
/ (ˈiːdəˌmaɪt) /

noun
an inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Edom, whose people were hostile to the Israelites in Old Testament times
the ancient Semitic language of this people, closely related to Hebrew

Derived forms of Edomite

Edomitish or Edomitic (ˌiːdəˈmɪtɪk), adjective
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