Midianite

noun
Mid·​i·​an·​ite | \ ˈmi-dē-ə-ˌnīt How to pronounce Midianite (audio) \

Definition of Midianite

: a member of an ancient northern Arabian people

First Known Use of Midianite

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Midianite

Midian, son of Abraham

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“Midianite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Midianite. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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