Levite

noun
Le·​vite | \ ˈlē-ˌvīt How to pronounce Levite (audio) \

Definition of Levite

: a member of the priestly Hebrew tribe of Levi specifically : a Levite of non-Aaronic descent assigned to lesser ceremonial offices under the Levitical priests of the family of Aaron

First Known Use of Levite

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Levite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Levite. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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