Edomite E"dom*ite, n. One of the descendants of Esau or Edom, the brother of Jacob; an Idumean. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Edomite — [ē′dəmīt΄] n. Bible a descendant of Edom, or Esau; inhabitant of Edom: Gen. 36 Edomitish adj …   English World dictionary

  • Édomite — Édom Édom est un peuple mentionné dans la Bible, aujourd hui disparu de l actuelle terre d Israël. Son ancêtre fondateur est Esaü, frère de Jacob (Israël). Ennemi historique d Israël avec Moab et Ammon, il est pourtant appelé à appartenir à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edomite — noun Etymology: Edom (Esau), ancestor of the Edomites Date: 1534 a member of a Semitic people living south of the Dead Sea in biblical times …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Edomite — Edomitish, Edomitic /ee deuh mit ik/, adj. /ee deuh muyt /, n. a descendant of Esau or Edom. Num. 20:14 21. [1350 1400; EDOM + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Edomite — noun a) A nation of people descended from Esau (Edom) b) A Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the Edomites in southwestern Jordan in the first millennium BCE, extinct from the 6th century BCE …   Wiktionary

  • Edomite — ISO 639 3 Code : xdm ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Edomite — n. descendant of Esau or Edom (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Edomite — [ i:dəmʌɪt] noun a member of an ancient people living in Edom, south of the Dead Sea, in biblical times, traditionally believed to be descended from Esau …   English new terms dictionary

  • edomite — edom·ite …   English syllables

  • Edomite — E•dom•ite [[t]ˈi dəˌmaɪt[/t]] n. peo bib anh a native or inhabitant of Edom, taken to be a descendant of Esau, or Edom, in the Bible. Gen. 36:9 • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

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