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Hamite

Syllabification: Ham·ite
Pronunciation: /ˈhamīt
 
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Definition of Hamite in English:

noun

A member of a group of North African peoples, including the ancient Egyptians and Berbers, supposedly descended from Ham, son of Noah.
Example sentences
  • The Hamitic Hypothesis stated unequivocally that anything of value found in Africa was brought in by the Hamites who were allegedly a branch of the Caucasian race.
  • The Japhetites were considered to inhabit Europe; the Shemites resided in the region of the Pacific Ocean and the Near East; the Hamites were to be found in Africa.
  • Ham was to be the servant of Shem and Japheth, and Hamites have been the slaves of the world ever since.

Words that rhyme with Hamite

samite

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