Moabite

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noun Mo·ab·ite \ˈmō-ə-ˌbīt\

Definition of Moabite

  1. :  a member of an ancient Semitic people related to the Hebrews

Moabite

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Moabitish

play \-ˌbī-tish\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of moabite

Middle English, from Late Latin Moabita, Moabites, from Greek Mōabitēs, from Mōab Moab, ancient kingdom in Syria


First Known Use: 14th century



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