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Hexateuch

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noun Hexa·teuch \ˈhek-sə-ˌtük, -ˌtyük\

Definition of Hexateuch

  1. :  the first six books of the Bible



Origin and Etymology of hexateuch

hexa- + Greek teuchos book — more at pentateuch


First Known Use: 1878

Rhymes with hexateuch


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