Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

deuterocanonical

play
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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up deuterocanonical? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).