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proper noun 
  1. a member of any of a number of peoples of ancient southwestern Asia including the Akkadian, Akkadians, Phoenician, Phoenicians, Hebrew, Hebrews, and Arab, Arabs.
  2. descendant of these peoples.
  3. a member of a modern people speaking a Semitic language.
  4. a descendant of the biblical Patriarch Shem.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: semita
Etymology: French sémite, from Semitic Shem, from Late Latin, from Greek , from Hebrew (ÅÄm).


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