Danite

noun Dan·ite \ˈdaˌnīt\

Definition of Danite

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a member of the Hebrew tribe of Dan

  2. 2 :  a member of a secret association of Mormons held to have been pledged to use violent means to destroy their enemies

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Origin and Etymology of danite

Dan, 5th son of Jacob (Genesis 30:6), the eponymous ancestor of the Danites (Judges 13:2) + English -ite


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