Ephra·​im·​ite ˈē-frē-ə-ˌmīt How to pronounce Ephraimite (audio)
: a member of the Hebrew tribe of Ephraim
: a native or inhabitant of the biblical northern kingdom of Israel

Word History

First Known Use

1568, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ephraimite was in 1568

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“Ephraimite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ephraimite. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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