Himyarite

Himyarite

[him-yuh-rahyt]
noun
1.
one of an ancient people of southern Arabia speaking a Semitic language.
2.
a descendant of these people.
adjective

Origin:
1835–45; < Arabic ḥimyar (name of a tribe and an old dynasty of Yemen) + -ite1

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Himyarite (ˈhɪmjəˌraɪt)
 
n
1.  a member of an ancient people of SW Arabia, sometimes regarded as including the Sabeans
 
adj
2.  of or relating to this people or their culture
 
[C19: named after Himyar legendary king in ancient Yemen]

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