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doc Definition of levirate
    English to English
    adjective
  • Of, pertaining to, or in accordance with, a law of the ancient Israelites and other tribes and races, according to which a woman, whose husband died without issue, was married to the husband's brother.
  • source: Webster 1913
    noun
  • the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line
  • source: WordNet 3.0
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