Idumaean

noun
Id·​u·​mae·​an
variants: or Idumean \ ¦idyə¦mēən , ¦ijə¦-​ , ¦idə¦-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Idumaean

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: edomite

Idumaean

adjective
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Definition of Idumaean (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Edom or the Edomites : edomitic

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History and Etymology for Idumaean

Noun

Idumaea or Idumea, ancient region south of the Dead sea in Palestine (from Latin Idumaea, from Greek Idoumaia) + English -an

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“Idumaean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Idumaean. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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