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Israelite

noun Is·ra·el·ite \ ˈiz-r(ē-)ə-ˌlīt \

Definition of Israelite

: a descendant of the Hebrew patriarch Jacob; specifically : a native or inhabitant of the ancient northern kingdom of Israel

Origin and Etymology of israelite

Middle English, from Late Latin Israelita, from Greek Israēlitēs, from Israēl


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Israelite

adjective

Definition of Israelite

: of or relating to Israel or to the Israelites

First Known Use of israelite

1851

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ISRAELITE Defined for English Language Learners

Israelite

Definition of Israelite for English Language Learners

  • : a person who was born in or who lived in the ancient kingdom of Israel


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Israelite

noun Is·ra·el·ite \ ˈiz-rē-ə-ˌlīt \

Definition of Israelite for Students

: a person born or living in the ancient kingdom of Israel

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