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deuterocanonical

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adjective deu·tero·ca·non·i·cal \ˌdü-tə-rō-kə-ˈnä-ni-kəl also ˌdyü-\

Definition of deuterocanonical

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



Origin and Etymology of deuterocanonical

New Latin deuterocanonicus, from deuter- + Late Latin canonicus canonical


First Known Use: 1684


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