Septuagint

noun
Sep·tu·a·gint | \sep-ˈtü-ə-jənt, -ˈtyü-;ˈsep-tə-wə-ˌjint\

Definition of Septuagint 

: a Greek version of the Jewish Scriptures redacted in the third and second centuries b.c. by Jewish scholars and adopted by Greek-speaking Christians

Other Words from Septuagint

Septuagintal \(ˌ)sep-ˌtü-ə-ˈjin-tᵊl, -ˌtyü-; ˌsep-tə-wə- \ adjective

First Known Use of Septuagint

1633, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Septuagint

Late Latin Septuaginta, from Latin, seventy, irregular from septem seven + -ginta (akin to Latin viginti twenty); from the approximate number of its translators — more at seven, vigesimal

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