Definitions for: Israelite


[n] a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
[n] a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties



Webster (1913) Definition: Is"ra*el*ite, n. [L. Isra["e]lites, Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?,
Israel, Heb. Yisr[=a]?l, i. e., champion of God; s[=a]r[=a]h
to fight + ?l God.]
A descendant of Israel, or Jacob; a Hebrew; a Jew.

Synonyms: Hebrew, Jew

See Also: Asian, Asiatic, Christ, Conservative Jew, Deliverer, Good Shepherd, human, hymie, individual, Israel, Jesus, Jesus Christ, Jesus of Nazareth, Jewess, Jewry, kike, Lot, mortal, Orthodox Jew, person, Pharisee, Redeemer, Reform Jew, Savior, Saviour, somebody, someone, soul, Wandering Jew, Zionist

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