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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun biblical A person descended from Esau (Edom)
  • proper noun A Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the Edomites in southwestern Jordan in the first millennium BCE, extinct from the 6th century BCE.

Etymologies

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Edom +‎ -ite

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