Pronunciation: (lē'vī, lā'vē; for 5 also lē'vē),[key] —n. 1. a son of Jacob and Leah. Gen. 29:34.
2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him.
3. original name of Matthew (def. 1).
4. a Levite.
5. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “a joining.”
Pronunciation: (le'vē),[key] —n. Car•lo Pronunciation: (kär'lô),[key] 1902–75, Italian painter and writer.