Rabbinite

noun Rab·bin·ite \ˈrabəˌnīt\
variants: or

Rabbinist

\-ənə̇st\ or

Rabbanite

\-əˌnīt\ or

Rabbanist

\-ənə̇st\

Definition of Rabbinite

plural

-s

  1. :  a Jew adhering to the Talmud and the traditions of the rabbis in opposition to the Karaites

Rabbinitic

\¦rabə¦nitik\ or

Rabbinistic

\-nistik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of rabbinite

rabbin or rabban + -ite or -ist


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