Words Like LEVIRATE
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6 definitions of levirate
The institution of marriage between a man and the widow of his brother or nearest kinsman under certain circumstances.
Of or pertaining to the levirate: as, levirate marriage; levirate law.
Having to do with one's husband's brother.
A marriage between a widow and her deceased husband's brother or, sometimes, heir.
The institution of levirate marriage.
the biblical institution whereby a man must marry the widow of his childless brother in order to maintain the brother's line