noun Judaism.
a proponent of the Talmud and the teachings and traditions of the rabbis in the face of rejection by the Karaites.
Also, Rabbinist [rab-uh-nist] .
Compare Karaite.

1825–35; rabbin + -ite1

rabbinitic [rab-uh-nit-ik] , rabbinistic, rabbinistical, adjective
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