Heptateuch

noun
Hep·​ta·​teuch | \ ˈhep-tə-ˌtük How to pronounce Heptateuch (audio) , -ˌtyük \

Definition of Heptateuch

: the first seven books of the canonical Jewish and Christian Scriptures

First Known Use of Heptateuch

1678, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Heptateuch

Late Latin heptateuchos, from Greek, from hepta + teuchos book — more at pentateuch

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“Heptateuch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Heptateuch. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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