levanter

noun

le·​vant·​er lə-ˈvan-tər How to pronounce levanter (audio)
1
capitalized : a native or inhabitant of the Levant
2
: a strong easterly Mediterranean wind

Word History

First Known Use

1668, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of levanter was in 1668

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“Levanter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/levanter. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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