Habiru

[ hah-bee-roo, hah-bee-roo ]
/ hɑˈbi ru, ˈhɑ biˌru /

noun (used with a plural verb)

a nomadic people mentioned in Assyro-Babylonian literature: possibly the early Hebrews.

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Also Ha·bi·ri [hah-bee-ree, hah-bee-ree]. /hɑˈbi ri, ˈhɑ biˌri/.

Origin of Habiru

From the Akkadian word khāpiru
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