Definition of Nazirite
: a Jew of biblical times consecrated to God by a vow to avoid drinking wine, cutting the hair, and being defiled by the presence of a corpse
Variants of nazirite
Origin of nazirite
Late Latin nazaraeus, from Greek naziraios, nazaraios, from Hebrew nāzīr, literally, consecrated
First Known Use: 1560
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