Rabbinite

noun

Rab·​bin·​ite
ˈrabəˌnīt
variants or Rabbinist
-ənə̇st
or Rabbanite
-əˌnīt
or Rabbanist
-ənə̇st
plural -s
: a Jew adhering to the Talmud and the traditions of the rabbis in opposition to the Karaites
Rabbinitic
¦rabə¦nitik
adjective
or Rabbinistic
-nistik

Word History

Etymology

rabbin or rabban + -ite or -ist

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“Rabbinite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rabbinite. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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