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1 Alternative Words Similar to levirate

1 Institution Noun      Synonym Words Like Institution

6 definitions of levirate

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