from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A member of a Semitic people inhabiting ancient Edom.
- noun The Semitic language of the Edomites.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A descendant of Esau or Edom; one of the race which dwelt in southern Palestine (called
Edom, or Idumæa), and which was bitterly hostile to the Isrælites, a kindred nation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One of the descendants of Esau or Edom, the brother of Jacob; an Idumean.
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- proper noun biblical A person descended from
- proper noun A
Canaanite Semiticlanguage spoken by the Edomitesin southwestern Jordanin the first millennium BCE, extinct from the 6th century BCE.
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Edom + -ite
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