Caphtorim

plural noun
Caph·​to·​rim | \ ˈkaftəˌrim\
variants: or Caphtorims \ -​mz \

Definition of Caphtorim

: the people of biblical Caphtor, probably present-day Crete

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History and Etymology for Caphtorim

Hebrew Kaphtōrīm (plural), from Kaphtōr Caphtor, biblical name of the land of origin of the Philistines

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