Definition of Pentateuch
: the first five books of Jewish and Christian Scriptures
Origin and Etymology of pentateuch
Middle English Penteteuke, from Late Latin Pentateuchus, from Greek Pentateuchos, from penta- + teuchos tool, vessel, book, from teuchein to make — more at doughty
First Known Use: 15th century
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