Meaning of Levite in English
EtymologyMiddle English: from late Latin levita, from Greek leuitēs, from Hebrew Lēwī‘Levi’
Definitions1. a member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the Temple priests)
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