1. a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa
1. of or relating to or characteristic of Semites
; - Example: "Semite peoples"[syn: Semite, Semitic]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Semite \Sem"ite\, n.
One belonging to the Semitic race. Also used adjectively.
[Written also Shemite.]