Amalekite

noun
Ama·​le·​kite | \ ˈa-mə-ˌle-ˌkīt How to pronounce Amalekite (audio) , ə-ˈma-lə-ˌkīt How to pronounce Amalekite (audio) \

Definition of Amalekite

: a member of an ancient nomadic people living south of Canaan

First Known Use of Amalekite

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amalekite

Hebrew ʽĀmālēqī, plural from ʽĂmālēq Amalek, grandson of Esau

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“Amalekite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amalekite. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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