deuterocanonical


deu·tero·ca·non·i·cal

adjective \ˌdü-tə-rō-kə-ˈnä-ni-kəl also ˌdyü-\

Definition of DEUTEROCANONICAL

:  of, relating to, or constituting the books of Scripture contained in the Septuagint but not in the Hebrew canon

Origin of DEUTEROCANONICAL

New Latin deuterocanonicus, from deuter- + Late Latin canonicus canonical
First Known Use: 1684

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