junior levirate

noun

Definition of junior levirate

: a form of the levirate in which a younger brother (as the next eldest one) marries the widow of the deceased husband

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“Junior levirate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/junior%20levirate. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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