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Ecclesiasticus

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noun Ec·cle·si·as·ti·cus \-ti-kəs\

Definition of Ecclesiasticus

  1. :  a didactic book included in the Protestant Apocrypha and as Sirach in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament



Origin and Etymology of ecclesiasticus

Late Latin, from ecclesiasticus


First Known Use: 1533


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