[ li-vit-i-kuhl ]
/ lɪˈvɪt ɪ kəl /
of or relating to the Levites.
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Origin of Levitical
1525–35; <Late Latin Lēvitic
) (see Leviticus
) + -al1
OTHER WORDS FROM LeviticalLe·vit·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby Levitical
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Levitical in a sentence
This variety of manner in the payment of vows, was suited to the circumstances of the Church under the Levitical institutes.
Few mountaineers will eat the hare, or the pig, in that these come under Levitical prohibition.
Under the Patriarchal, Levitical, and Christian dispensations, she is one.
During this age Israel has no temple and all their Levitical ordinances can no longer be practised by them.
British Dictionary definitions for Levitical
of or relating to the Levites
of or relating to the book of Leviticus containing moral precepts and many of the laws concerning the Temple ritual and construction
Derived forms of LeviticalLevitically, adverb
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