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Noun: Canaanite  'key-nu,nIt
  1. The extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest
     
  2. A member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites

Derived forms: Canaanites

Type of: Canaanitic, Canaanitic language, Semite

Encyclopedia: Canaanite