[ hah-bee-roo, hah-bee-roo ]

noun(used with a plural verb)
  1. a nomadic people mentioned in Assyro-Babylonian literature: possibly the early Hebrews.

Origin of Habiru

From the Akkadian word khāpiru
  • Also Ha·bi·ri [hah-bee-ree, hah-bee-ree]. /hɑˈbi ri, ˈhɑ biˌri/.

Words Nearby Habiru

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