Rabbinist Rab"bin*ist (r[a^]b"b[i^]n*[i^]st), n. [Cf. F. rabbiniste.] One among the Jews who adhered to the Talmud and the traditions of the rabbins, in opposition to the Karaites, who rejected the traditions. [1913 Webster]

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