Com·​plu·​ten·​sian | \ ¦kämplü¦tenchən \

Definition of Complutensian

: of or relating to the polyglot bible published in Alcalá de Henares, Spain, in 1513–17 and containing the Old Testament in Hebrew, the Targum of Onkelos on the Pentateuch, the Septuagint, the Vulgate, and the Greek New Testament the Complutensian Polyglot

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History and Etymology for Complutensian

Latin complutensis (from Complutum, city in Spain—now Alcalá de Henares) + English -ian

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“Complutensian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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