Ammonitish

adjective
Am·​mon·​it·​ish | \ˈaməˌnītish\

Definition of Ammonitish 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating a Semitic people (the Ammonites) who in Old Testament times lived east of the Jordan between the Jabbok and the Arnon : ammonite entry 2

Ammonitish

noun
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Definition of Ammonitish (Entry 2 of 2)

: the Semitic language of the Ammonites closely allied to Hebrew : ammonite entry 1 sense 2

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First Known Use of Ammonitish

Adjective

1716, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1877, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ammonitish

Adjective

Ammonite entry 1 + -ish

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