Israeli

[ iz-rey-lee ]
/ ɪzˈreɪ li /

noun, plural Is·rae·lis, (especially collectively) Is·rae·li.

a native or inhabitant of modern Israel.

adjective

of or relating to modern Israel or its inhabitants.

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Origin of Israeli

1945–50; < Hebrew yisrāʿēlī, equivalent to Yisrā'ēl Israel + suffix of appurtenance

OTHER WORDS FROM Israeli

an·ti-Is·rae·li, noun, adjectivepro-Is·rae·li, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for israeli

Israeli
/ (ɪzˈreɪlɪ) /

noun plural -lis or -li

a citizen or inhabitant of the state of Israel

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the state of Israel or its inhabitants
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