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noun Le·vit·i·cus \-kəs\

Definition of Leviticus

  1. :  the third book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture consisting mainly of priestly legislation — see bible table

Origin and Etymology of leviticus

Late Latin, literally, of the Levites

First Known Use: before 12th century

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