Definition of Calebite
: a member of a clan that traces its descent to the biblical Caleb and was once a part of the tribe of Judah
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:
- 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of calebite
Caleb, flourished about 1200 b.c. Israelite who participated in the conquest of Canaan + English -ite
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up Calebite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).