levin

[lev-in]
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noun Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. levi-montalcini, rita,
  2. leviable,
  3. leviathan,
  4. levier,
  5. levigate,
  6. levin tube,
  7. levine,
  8. levine, jack,
  9. levine, james,
  10. levirate

Origin of levin

1200–50; Middle English levene, obscurely akin to Gothic lauhmuni (akin to Latin lūmen light)

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British Dictionary definitions for levin

levin

noun

an archaic word for lightning

Word Origin for levin

C13: probably from Scandinavian; compare Danish lygnild

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