Deuteronomy

noun
Deu·​ter·​on·​o·​my | \ ˌdü-tə-ˈrä-nə-mē How to pronounce Deuteronomy (audio) also ˌdyü- \

Definition of Deuteronomy

: the fifth book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture containing narrative and Mosaic laws — see Bible Table

First Known Use of Deuteronomy

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Deuteronomy

Middle English Deutronomie, from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion, from deuter- + nomos law — more at nimble

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“Deuteronomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Deuteronomy. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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