• IPA: /ˈɪzɹi.əlˌaɪt/, /ˈɪzɹɨlˌaɪt/, /ˈɪzɹɛɪəlˌaɪt/

Israelite (plural Israelites)

  1. A native or inhabitant of (i) the united nation of Israel (under the Judges, and then kings Saul, David and Solomon), or (ii) the later northern kingdom centered in Samaria, distinct from kingdom of Judah centered in Jerusalem.
  2. A member of the Twelve Tribes of Israel and a descendant of Jacob.
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  3. (historical) A club used as a weapon by the Circumcellions.
Translations Translations Adjective

Israelite (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the ancient nation(s) of Israel or the inhabitants thereof.
  2. (rare, chiefly, in Protestantism) Of or pertaining to the descendants of the patriarch Jacob.
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