Geshurite

noun
Gesh·​u·​rite | \ ˈgeshəˌrīt, gə̇ˈshu̇ˌr- \
plural -s

Definition of Geshurite

1 : a member of an Aramaean tribe in the northeastern part of ancient Palestine that was independent in David's time
2 : a member of a tribe in the southern part of ancient Palestine

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History and Etymology for Geshurite

Geshur, region in ancient Palestine + English -ite

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“Geshurite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geshurite. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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