Calebite

noun
Ca·​leb·​ite | \ ˈkāləˌbīt \
plural -s

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

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History and Etymology for Calebite

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

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“Calebite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Calebite. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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