Definition of Levants

1. Noun. (plural of levant) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of levant) ¹

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Definition of Levants

1. levant [v] - See also: levant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Levants

leva
levacetylmethadol
levalbuterol
levallorphan
levallorphan tartrate
levamisole
levan
levan fructotransferase
levana
levansucrase
levanted
levanter
levanters
levantines
levanting
levants (current term)
levari facias
levarterenol
levarterenol bitartrate
levation
levator
levator anguli oris
levator ani
levator cushion
levator hernia
levator labii superioris
levator labii superioris alaeque nasi
levator muscle of thyroid gland
levator palati muscle

Literary usage of Levants

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1. The Manuscripts of the Earl of Dartmouth by William Walter Legge Dartmouth, William Oxenham Hewlett, Benjamin Franklin Stevens, William Page (1896)
"And, as the levants in summer, so the NW winds in winter (which blow in violent storms) would have the like ill effect upon the port. To the 7th. ..."

2. Miscellanies Historical and Philological: Being a Curious Collection of by George Savile Halifax (1703)
"Let us therefore inquire, how this Counter Motion is begotten , and that as the levants grow ... that the levants are of all other Winds the moft Legitimate ..."

3. Journal of the Statistical Society of London by Statistical Society (Great Britain) (1878)
"The land-springs, which we call levants, break out much on the downs of Sussex, ... The country people say, when the levants rise, corn will always be dear; ..."

4. The Natural History of Selborne by Gilbert White (1904)
"The land-springs, which we call levants, break out much on the downs of Sussex, ... The country people say, when the levants rise, corn will always be dear ..."

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