Amorite

Amorite

[am-uh-rahyt]
noun
1.
a member of one of the principal tribes, or nations, of Canaan before its conquest by the Israelites. II Sam. 12:26–31.
2.
the Semitic language of the Amorites.

Origin:
1600–10; < Hebrew ĕmōr(ī) Amorites + -ite1

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