Noun Abnet Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abnet

Pronunciation:

/ˈabnɪt/

Definition:
1.

noun

Jewish History. A girdle made of fine linen, used especially by Jewish priests.
    ((n.) The girdle of a Jewish priest or officer.)


    Origin:
    Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Lodge (1558–1625), author and physician. From post-classical Latin abanet and its etymon Hebrew 'aḇnēṭ belt, girdle (Leviticus 8:13), perhaps an Egyptian loanword.

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