Levi

noun

Le·​vi ˈlē-ˌvī How to pronounce Levi (audio)
: a son of Jacob and the traditional eponymous ancestor of the priestly tribe of Levi

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, from Hebrew Lēwī

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Levi was before the 12th century

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“Levi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Levi. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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