Definition of Canaanitess in English:

Canaanitess

noun

  • A woman of Canaan; a female Canaanite.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Bible (Matthew's). From Canaanite + -ess, originally after Hebrew kĕnaʿănīṯ woman of Canaan.

Pronunciation

Canaanitess

/ˈkeɪnənʌɪtɪs//ˈkeɪnənʌɪtɛs/