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lēvir , ĭri, m. for dēvir, kindred with Sanscr. dēvar, whence juvān = juvenis; Gr. δαήρ,
I.a husband's brother, brother-inlaw: viri frater levir est: apud Graecos δαὴρ appellatur, Dig. 38, 10, 4, § 6: “levir dicitur frater mariti, quasi laevus vir,Non. 557, 8: levir est uxori meae frater meus (i. e. my brother is levir to my wife), Paul. ex Fest. p. 115 Müll. N. cr.
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