Definition of Canaanitic in English:

Canaanitic

adjective

  • Of, belonging, or relating to Canaan or the Canaanites; = "Canaanite".

noun

  • A Semitic language or alphabet used in ancient Canaan; especially (in early use) the language of the Canaanites; (now chiefly) a subdivision of the West Semitic language group which includes Hebrew, Moabite, and Phoenician. Now usually called Canaanite.

Origin

Mid 18th century. Partly from the name of Canaan + -itic.

Pronunciation

Canaanitic

/ˌkeɪnəˈnɪtɪk/