Shemite

noun

Shem·​ite ˈshe-ˌmīt How to pronounce Shemite (audio)
archaic
: semite
Shemitic adjective
or Shemitish
archaic

Word History

Etymology

Shem

First Known Use

1659, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Shemite was in 1659

Dictionary Entries Near Shemite

Cite this Entry

“Shemite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shemite. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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