Definition of abnet in English:

abnet

noun

Jewish History
  • Jewish History. A girdle made of fine linen, used especially by Jewish priests.

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.

Pronunciation:

abnet

/ˈabnɪt/