Levitical

adjective
Le·​vit·​i·​cal | \ li-ˈvi-ti-kəl How to pronounce Levitical (audio) \

Definition of Levitical

: of or relating to the Levites or to Leviticus

First Known Use of Levitical

1535, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Levitical

Late Latin Leviticus

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