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noun Pen·ta·teuch \ˈpen-tə-ˌtük, -ˌtyük\

Definition of Pentateuch

  1. :  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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