Moabite

[moh-uh-bahyt]
adjective
  1. Also Mo·a·bit·ic [moh-uh-bit-ik] /ˌmoʊ əˈbɪt ɪk/, Mo·a·bit·ish [moh-uh-bahy-tish] /ˈmoʊ əˌbaɪ tɪʃ/. of or relating to the ancient kingdom of Moab, its people, or their language.

Origin of Moabite

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin Mōabīta < Greek Mōabī́tēs, representing Hebrew mōābī. See Moab, -ite1
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Moabite

adjective
  1. of or relating to Moab, an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea, or its inhabitants
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Moab
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