noun Ama·le·kite \ˈa-mə-ˌle-ˌkīt, ə-ˈma-lə-ˌkīt\

Definition of Amalekite

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

Origin and Etymology of amalekite

Hebrew ʽĀmālēqī, plural from ʽĂmālēq Amalek, grandson of Esau

First Known Use: 1537

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