Edomite definition

ēdə-mīt
(bible) A descendant of Edom, or Esau; inhabitant of Edom: Gen. 36
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Edomite is defined as something related to an ancient region of the Dead Sea called Edom.

Something related to the region of Edom is an example of something described as Edomite.

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The definition of an Edomite is a person who lived in Edom during biblical times.

A woman in biblical times who lived in Edom is an example of an Edomite.

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A member of a Semitic people inhabiting ancient Edom.
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The Semitic language of the Edomites.
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(biblical) A person descended from Esau (Edom)
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A Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the Edomites in southwestern Jordan in the first millennium BCE, extinct from the 6th century BCE.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
edomite
Plural:
edomites

Origin of edomite

  • Edom +‎ -ite

    From Wiktionary