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hamite


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hamite  \Ha"mite\,  n.[L.  hamus  hook.]  (Paleon.) 
  A  fossil  cephalopod  of  the  genus  {Hamites},  related  to  the 
  ammonites,  but  having  the  last  whorl  bent  into  a  hooklike 
  form 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hamite  \Ham"ite\,  n. 
  A  descendant  of  Ham,  Noah's  second  son.  See  Gen.  x.  6-20.