Definitions for moabiteˈmoʊ əˌbaɪt; -ˈbɪt ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Mo•ab•iteˈmoʊ əˌbaɪt; -ˈbɪt ɪk(n.)

  1. a native or inhabitant of Moab.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the extinct western Semitic language of the Moabites.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (adj.)of or pertaining to Moab, its people, or their language.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Moabite:

1350–1400; < LL < Gk Mōabitēs, repr. Heb mōābī


  1. Moabite(Noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Moab

  2. Moabite(ProperNoun)

    Extinct Canaanite Semitic language, spoken in Moab (modern-day northwestern Jordan). Extinct since 5th century BCE.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moabite(noun)

    one of the posterity of Moab, the son of Lot. (Gen. xix. 37.) Also used adjectively


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