Definitions

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  • noun A descendant of Aaron; a Levite.

Etymologies

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Aaron +‎ -ite.

Examples

  • I, indeed, think the Baptist was born in Hebron, a city of Aaron, in the hill-country of Judea, Joshua 21: 11, Luke 1: 5,39; he being an Aaronite by father and mother.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Jehoiada, the leader of the Aaronites -- not the high priest, for that was Abiathar (1Sa 23: 9), but the leader of the Aaronite warriors, supposed to be the father of Benaiah (1Ch 11: 22).

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

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