levanter

noun
le·​vant·​er | \ lə-ˈvan-tər How to pronounce levanter (audio) \

Definition of levanter

1 capitalized : a native or inhabitant of the Levant
2 : a strong easterly Mediterranean wind

First Known Use of levanter

1668, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Levanter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/levanter. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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