- a strong wind that blows over the Mediterranean area from the east
- Levantine (sense )
Origin of levanterlevant + -er
Brit., Old-fashioned one who absconds, leaving unpaid debts
- A strong easterly wind of the Mediterranean area.
- Levanter A native or inhabitant of the Levant.
- An Easterly wind that blows from the Mediterranean, through the straits of Gibraltar to the Atlantic.
- One who levants, or absconds to avoid paying a debt.