- a member of the people originally inhabiting Canaan
- the Semitic language of this people
- a group of ancient Semitic languages including Phoenician, Punic, and Hebrew
See Canaanite in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A member of a Semitic people inhabiting Canaan from late prehistoric times and who were conquered by the Israelites around 1000 B.C.
- The Semitic language of the Canaanites.
Of or relating to ancient Canaan or its people, language, or culture.
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