noun \ˈpen-tə-ˌtük, -ˌtyük\

Definition of PENTATEUCH

:  the first five books of Jewish and Christian Scriptures


Middle English Penteteuke, from Late Latin Pentateuchus, from Greek Pentateuchos, from penta- + teuchos tool, vessel, book, from teuchein to make — more at doughty
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

Rhymes with PENTATEUCH


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