from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A descendant of Cush, the son of Ham and grandson of Noah.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A descendent of Cush, the son of Ham; a member of a division of the Hamite family named from Cush, anciently occupying Ethiopia and perhaps parts of Arabia and Babylonia.
  • Of or pertaining to the Cushites or their language.


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  • They also argue that there is biblical evidence that Abraham, the original Isrealite, was of cushite or black African descent, and that Moses, the founder of Judaism was born in Africa.

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