Levantine

[ lev-uhn-tahyn, -teen, li-van-tin, -tahyn ]
/ ˈlɛv ənˌtaɪn, -ˌtin, lɪˈvæn tɪn, -taɪn /

adjective

of or relating to the Levant.

noun

a native of the Levant.

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Origin of Levantine

First recorded in 1640–50; Levant + -ine1

OTHER WORDS FROM Levantine

Lev·an·tin·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Levantine (1 of 2)

levantine
/ (ˈlɛvənˌtaɪn) /

noun

a cloth of twilled silk

British Dictionary definitions for Levantine (2 of 2)

Levantine
/ (ˈlɛvənˌtaɪn) /

adjective

of or relating to the Levant

noun

(esp formerly) an inhabitant of the Levant
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