Moabite Mo"ab*ite, n. One of the posterity of Moab, the son of Lot. (--Gen. xix. 37.) Also used adjectively. [1913 Webster]

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  • moabite — ● moabite adjectif et nom Du pays de Moab. ⇒MOABITE, adj. et subst. ANTIQUITÉ A. (Celui, celle) qui est originaire du pays de Moab (région ancienne de la Palestine à l est de la mer Morte correspondant à peu près à la Jordanie actuelle), qui y… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Moabite — may refer to: a person from Moab, the former country of the Moabite people, currently located in the area of Jordan east of the Dead Sea the Moabite language, an extinct Canaanite dialect once spoken in Moab This disambiguation page lists… …   Wikipedia

  • Moabite — [mō′bīt΄ishmō′ə bīt΄] n. [ME < LL(Ec) Moabita < Gr(Ec) mōabitis] 1. a person born or living in Moab 2. the extinct Semitic language spoken by the Moabites adj. of Moab or its people or culture: also Moabitish [mō′bīt΄ish] …   English World dictionary

  • Moabite — /moh euh buyt /, n. 1. an inhabitant or native of Moab. 2. an extinct language of Moab, in the Canaanite group of Semitic languages. adj. 3. Also, Moabitic /moh euh bit ik/, Moabitish /moh euh buy tish/. of or pertaining to the ancient kingdom of …   Universalium

  • Moabite —    The designation of a tribe descended from Moab, the son of Lot (Gen. 19:37). From Zoar, the cradle of this tribe, on the south eastern border of the Dead Sea, they gradually spread over the region on the east of Jordan. Rameses II., the… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Moabite — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin Moabita, Moabites, from Greek Mōabitēs, from Mōab Moab, ancient kingdom in Syria Date: 14th century a member of an ancient Semitic people related to the Hebrews • Moabite or Moabitish adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Moabite — Moab (royaume) Dieu guerrier du pays de Moab. Stèle en pierre du Bronze Récent (v. 1200 av. J. C.) ou de l Âge du Fer (v. 800 av. J. C.), découverte à Redjōm el A abed en 1861 par Félix de Saulcy et rapportée en France en 1865 par le duc de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Moabite — noun a) a native or inhabitant of Moab b) Extinct Canaanite Semitic language, spoken in Moab (modern day northwestern Jordan). Extinct since 5th century BCE …   Wiktionary

  • Moabite — ISO 639 3 Code : obm ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Ancient …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Moabite — n. a member of the people living in the country Moab (Biblical) …   English contemporary dictionary

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