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catechesis

noun cat·e·che·sis \ˌka-tə-ˈkē-səs\
plural cat·e·che·ses\-ˌsēz\

Definition of CATECHESIS

:  oral instruction of catechumens
cat·e·chet·i·cal \-ˈke-ti-kəl\ adjective

Origin of CATECHESIS

Late Latin, from Greek katēchēsis, from katēchein to teach
First Known Use: 1753

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