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CIDE DICTIONARY
levigation | levin | leviner | levir | levirate | leviratical | leviration | levirostres | levis | levisticum | levisticum officinale

leviratical

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Adjective

CIDE DICTIONARY

leviraticala. [L. levir a husband's brother, brother-in-law; akin to Gr. dah`r: cf. F. lévirat leviration.].
     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.  [1913 Webster]
    "The firstborn son of a leviratical marriage was reckoned and registered as the son of the deceased brother."  [1913 Webster]

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