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Rechabite

/ˈrɛkəˌbaɪt/
noun
1.
a total abstainer from alcoholic drink, esp a member of the Independent Order of Rechabites, a society devoted to abstention
Word Origin
C14: via Medieval Latin from Hebrew Rēkābīm descendants of Rēkāb. See Jeremiah 35:6
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