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Webster 1913 Edition


Hamite

Ha′mite

(hā′mīt)
,
Noun.
[L.
hamus
hook.]
(Paleon.)
A fossil cephalopod of the genus
Hamites
, related to the ammonites, but having the last whorl bent into a hooklike form.

Ham′ite

(hăm′īt)
,
Noun.
A descendant of Ham, Noah’s second son. See Gen. x. 6-20.

Webster 1828 Edition


Hamite

HAM'ITE

,
Noun.
The fossil remains of a curved shell.

Definition 2021


Hamite

Hamite

English

Alternative forms

  • Khamite

Noun

Hamite (plural Hamites)

  1. A descendant of Ham, son of Noah, a member of the nations or peoples supposedly descended from Ham, i.e. the North African and the Horn African peoples

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