Definitions

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  • adj. Of, relating to, or in accordance with levirate marriage.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as leviratic.

Etymologies

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Latin levir a husband's brother, brother-in-law; akin to Ancient Greek: compare French lévirat leviration.

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