Etymology
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Levite (n.)

c. 1300, "descendant of Levi in the Old Testament, one of the tribe of Levi," a portion of which acted as assistant priests in the Temple, from Late Latin Levites, from Greek Leuites (see Leviticus). Related: Levitic; levitical.

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Definitions of Levite

Levite (n.)
a member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests);
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