Deuteronomist

noun
Deu·​ter·​on·​o·​mist | \ˌdü-tə-ˈrä-nə-mist also ˌdyü- \

Definition of Deuteronomist 

: any of the writers or editors of a Deuteronomic body of source material often distinguished in the earlier books of the Old Testament

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Deuteronomistic \-​ˌrä-​nə-​ˈmis-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of Deuteronomist

1862, in the meaning defined above

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