noun, plural Am·a·lek·ites, (especially collectively) Am·a·lek·ite.
- a member of the tribe of Amalek. Gen. 36:12.
- of or relating to the Amalekites.
- Old Testament a member of a nomadic tribe descended from Esau (Genesis 36:12), dwelling in the desert between Sinai and Canaan and hostile to the Israelites: they were defeated by Saul and destroyed by David (I Samuel 15–30)