an inhabitant or native of Moab.
an extinct language of Moab, in the Canaanite group of Semitic languages.
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.
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How to use Moabite in a sentence
The palæographical importance of the Moabite stone is equally great.
Moses died on the summit of a Moabite mountain and his place was taken by Joshua.
At the same time, Midianitish supremacy did not mean the destruction of the Moabite kingdom.
Possibly the Moabite prince was not ill pleased to befriend the enemy of his own enemy, the King of Israel.
The conquerors settled in them, and a mixed Israelitish and Moabite population was the result.
British Dictionary definitions for Moabite
of or relating to Moab, an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea, or its inhabitants
a native or inhabitant of Moab
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