[lev-uh n-tahyn, -teen, li-van-tin, -tahyn]
- of or relating to the Levant.
- a native of the Levant.
Origin of Levantine
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Examples from the Web for levantine
"One hundred and fifty," said the Levantine Turk with a snap.The Sea-Hawk
The Levantine was stupefied with this reading, absolutely astounded.The Nabob
Levantine, in the Levant, or eastern part of the Mediterranean.The History of London
But let it not be forgotten that he had fallen under the influence of a Levantine.The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne
Don't you call me a coward, you dirty, ear-ringed Levantine thief!Edward Barry
- a cloth of twilled silk
- of or relating to the Levant
- (esp formerly) an inhabitant of the Levant
Word Origin and History for levantine
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