plural -s
: a member of a clan that traces its descent to the biblical Caleb and was once a part of the tribe of Judah

Word History


Caleb, flourished about 1200 b.c. Israelite who participated in the conquest of Canaan + English -ite

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“Calebite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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