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Ecclesiasticus

noun Ec·cle·si·as·ti·cus \-ti-kəs\

Definition of ECCLESIASTICUS

:  a didactic book included in the Protestant Apocrypha and as Sirach in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament
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Origin of ECCLESIASTICUS

Late Latin, from ecclesiasticus
First Known Use: 1533

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