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Shemite

[shem-ahyt] /ˈʃɛm aɪt/
noun
1.
a Semite.
Related forms
Shemitic
[shuh-mit-ik] /ʃəˈmɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
Shemitish
[shem-ahy-tish] /ˈʃɛm aɪ tɪʃ/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Shemite

Semite

/ˈsiːmaɪt/
noun
1.
a member of the group of Caucasoid peoples who speak a Semitic language, including the Jews and Arabs as well as the ancient Babylonians, Assyrians, and Phoenicians
2.
another word for a Jew
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin sēmīta descendant of Shem, via Greek Sēm, from Hebrew Shem

Shemite

/ˈʃɛmaɪt/
noun
1.
another word for Semite
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