n. descendant of Esau or Edom (Biblical)

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  • Edomite — E dom*ite, n. One of the descendants of Esau or Edom, the brother of Jacob; an Idumean. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edomite — [ē′dəmīt΄] n. Bible a descendant of Edom, or Esau; inhabitant of Edom: Gen. 36 Edomitish adj …   English World dictionary

  • Édomite — Édom Édom est un peuple mentionné dans la Bible, aujourd hui disparu de l actuelle terre d Israël. Son ancêtre fondateur est Esaü, frère de Jacob (Israël). Ennemi historique d Israël avec Moab et Ammon, il est pourtant appelé à appartenir à l… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edomite pottery — is the name given to several ware types found in archaeological sites in southern Jordan and the Negev dated to the 7th and 6th centuries BCE. It is attributed to the Biblical people of the Edomites. It consists of several ware types, of which… …   Wikipedia

  • Edomite language — Infobox Language name=Edomite region=Formerly spoken in southwestern Jordan. extinct=from the 6th century BC familycolor=Afro Asiatic fam2=Semitic fam3=West Semitic fam4=Central Semitic fam5=Northwest Semitic fam6=Canaanite iso2=sem|iso3=xdmThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Edomite — noun Etymology: Edom (Esau), ancestor of the Edomites Date: 1534 a member of a Semitic people living south of the Dead Sea in biblical times …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Edomite — Edomitish, Edomitic /ee deuh mit ik/, adj. /ee deuh muyt /, n. a descendant of Esau or Edom. Num. 20:14 21. [1350 1400; EDOM + ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Edomite — noun a) A nation of people descended from Esau (Edom) b) A Canaanite Semitic language spoken by the Edomites in southwestern Jordan in the first millennium BCE, extinct from the 6th century BCE …   Wiktionary

  • Edomite — ISO 639 3 Code : xdm ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Edomite — [ i:dəmʌɪt] noun a member of an ancient people living in Edom, south of the Dead Sea, in biblical times, traditionally believed to be descended from Esau …   English new terms dictionary

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