Moabite definition

  • noun:
    • A native or inhabitant of Moab.
    • The Semitic language of Moab.
    • a native or inhabitant of Moab
    • among the posterity of Moab, the boy of great deal. (Gen. xix. 37.) In addition used adjectively.
    • certainly one of a tribe of men and women descended from Moab, one of the sons of good deal (Gen. xix. 36, 37), anciently inhabiting the mountainous area lying towards the eastern for the Dead water as well as the low area of the lake Jordan.
  • proper-noun:
    • Extinct Canaanite Semitic language, talked in Moab (modern-day northwestern Jordan). Extinct since fifth century BCE.
  • others:
    • related to Moab or even the Moabites.

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