Jebusite

noun
Jeb·​u·​site | \ ˈjebyəˌsīt sometimes -ˌzīt or ˈjēbəˌsīt \
plural -s

Definition of Jebusite

: a member of a Canaanite people living in and around the ancient city of Jebus on the site of Jerusalem

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History and Etymology for Jebusite

Jebus, ancient city in Palestine (from Hebrew Yĕbūs) + English -ite

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“Jebusite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jebusite. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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