depositum

noun
de·​pos·​i·​tum | \ -zətəm \
plural -s

Definition of depositum

2 : the faith and doctrine committed to the Christian church archaic except in law and theology

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History and Etymology for depositum

in sense 1, from Latin; in sense 2, from Medieval Latin, from Latin

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“Depositum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/depositum. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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