Bible any member of the tribe of Levi, chosen to assist the priests in the Temple: Num. 18:6
Origin of LeviteEcclesiastical Late Latin Levites ; from Ecclesiastical Greek Leuit?s ; from Classical Hebrew (language) l?w?: see Levi
A member of the lineage of Jews who were of the tribe of Levi but not descended from Aaron, and whose men historically served as assistants to the Temple priests.
Origin of LeviteMiddle English, from Late Latin L&emacron;v&imacron;t&emacron;s, L&emacron;v&imacron;ta, from Greek Leu&imacron;t&emacron;s, from Leui, Levi, from Hebrew L&emacron;wî.