Definition of


  1. (noun, communication) the extinct language of the Semitic people who occupied Canaan before the Israelite conquest
  2. (noun, person) a member of an ancient Semitic people who occupied Canaan before it was conquered by the Israelites

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Canaanite

Hypernyms: canaanitic, canaanitic language, semite

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