Canaanites

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Canaanite \Ca"naan*ite\, noun

1. A descendant of Canaan, the son of Ham, and grandson of Noah.

2. A Native or inhabitant of the land of Canaan, esp. a member of any of the tribes who inhabited Canaan at the time of the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Canaanite \Ca"naan*ite\, noun [From an Aramaic word signifying "zeal."] A zealot. "Simon the Canaanite." --Matt. x. 4.

Note: This was the "Simon called Zelotes" (--Luke vi. 15), i.e., Simon the zealot. --Kitto.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Canaanite

noun

1: a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites

2: the extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest


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