Deuteronomist

noun
Deu·​ter·​on·​o·​mist | \ ˌdü-tə-ˈrä-nə-mist How to pronounce Deuteronomist (audio) 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 \ ˌd(y)ü-​tə-​ˌrä-​nə-​ˈmi-​stik How to pronounce Deuteronomistic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of Deuteronomist

1862, in the meaning defined above

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