Pronunciation: (rab'u-nīt"), [key]
a proponent of the Talmud and the teachings and traditions of the rabbis in the face of rejection by the Karaites. Also,Rab•bin•istPronunciation: (rab'u-nist). [key]Cf. Karaite.
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