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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A member of an ancient nomadic people of Canaan said in the Bible to be descendants of Esau's grandson Amalek.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Hebrew ‘ămālēqî, from ‘ămālēq, Amalek.]

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