Levitical degrees
Levitical Le*vit"ic*al (l[-e]*v[i^]t"[i^]*kal), a. [L. Leviticus, Gr. Leyitiko`s.] 1. Of or pertaining to a Levite or the Levites. [1913 Webster]

2. Priestly. `` Levitical questions.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. Of or pertaining to, or designating, the law contained in the book of Leviticus. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

{Levitical degrees}, degrees of relationship named in Leviticus, within which marriage is forbidden. [1913 Webster]


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