noun Archaic.

Origin of levin

1200–50; Middle English levene, obscurely akin to Gothic lauhmuni (akin to Latin lūmen light)
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for levin

Contemporary Examples of levin

Historical Examples of levin

British Dictionary definitions for levin



an archaic word for lightning

Word Origin for levin

C13: probably from Scandinavian; compare Danish lygnild
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012