Amorite

noun
Am·​o·​rite | \ ˈa-mə-ˌrīt How to pronounce Amorite (audio) \

Definition of Amorite

: a member of one of various Semitic peoples living in Mesopotamia, Syria, and Palestine during the third and second millennia b.c.

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Amorite adjective

First Known Use of Amorite

1530, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amorite

Hebrew Ĕmōrī

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“Amorite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amorite. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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