American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A member of a Semitic people inhabiting ancient Ammon, mentioned frequently in the Bible.
- n. The Semitic language of the Ammonites.
- From Late Latin Ammōnītēs, the Ammonites, from Hebrew 'ammônî, Ammonite, from 'ammôn, Ammon, perhaps of Canaanite origin; see ʿmm in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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