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Rabbinite

[rab-uh-nahyt] /ˈræb əˌnaɪt/
noun, Judaism.
1.
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] /ˈræb ə nɪst/ (Show IPA)
.
Compare Karaite.
Origin of Rabbinite
1825-1835
1825-35; rabbin + -ite1
Related forms
rabbinitic
[rab-uh-nit-ik] /ˌræb əˈnɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
rabbinistic, rabbinistical, adjective
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