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Semite

Sem·ite

Semite

 
pronunciation:
se maIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a member of any of several peoples of southwestern Asia, including Hebrews and Arabs and, formerly, Phoenicians and Assyrians.
definition 2: one considered to be descended from Shem, the eldest son of Noah in the Old Testament.
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