Mahavite = "propagators"
1) apparently, an inhabitant of a place called 'Macheweh'
1a) the designation of Eliel, one of David's mighty warriors
4233 Machaviym makh-av-eem'
apparently a patrial, but from an unknown place (in the plural only for a singular); a Machavite or inhabitant of some place named Machaveh: KJV -- Mahavite.