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le·vant·er

 (lə-văn′tər)
n.
1. A strong easterly wind of the Mediterranean area.
2. Levanter A native or inhabitant of the Levant.

levanter

(lɪˈvæntə)
n (sometimes capital)
1. an easterly wind in the W Mediterranean area, esp in the late summer
2. (Peoples) an inhabitant of the Levant

levanter

(lɪˈvæntə)
n
Brit a person who bolts or absconds

le•vant•er

(lɪˈvæn tər)

n.
1. a strong easterly wind in the Mediterranean.
2. (cap.) levantine.
[1620–30]

levanter

a strong east wind in the Mediterranean region.
See also: Wind
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.levanter - an easterly wind in the western Mediterranean area
east wind, easterly, easter - a wind from the east
References in classic literature ?
So that Monsoons, Pampas, Nor-Westers, Harmattans, Trades; any wind but the Levanter and Simoom, might blow Moby Dick into the devious zig-zag world-circle of the Pequod's circumnavigating wake.
Levanters Foundation, and three other partner Universities; under the Cambridge Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx).