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Rabbinite

[ rab-uh-nahyt ]
/ ˈræb əˌnaɪt /
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noun Judaism.

a proponent of the Talmud and the teachings and traditions of the rabbis in the face of rejection by the Karaites.

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Also Rab·bin·ist [rab-uh-nist]. /ˈræb ə nɪst/.
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Origin of Rabbinite

First recorded in 1825–35; rabbin + -ite1

OTHER WORDS FROM Rabbinite

rab·bin·it·ic [rab-uh-nit-ik], /ˌræb əˈnɪt ɪk/, rab·bin·is·tic, rab·bin·is·ti·cal, adjective
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