Hamite

Hamite

[ham-ahyt]
noun
1.
a descendant of Ham. Gen. 10:1, 6–20.
2.
a member of any of various peoples of northern and eastern Africa, as the ancient Egyptians and modern Berbers.

Origin:
1635–45; Ham + -ite1

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Hamite (ˈhæmaɪt)
 
n
a member of a group of peoples of N Africa supposedly descended from Noah's son Ham (Genesis 5:32, 10:6), including the ancient Egyptians, the Berbers, etc

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