deuterocanonical

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adjective deu·tero·ca·non·i·cal \ ˌdü-tə-rō-kə-ˈnä-ni-kəl also ˌdyü- \

Definition of deuterocanonical

:of, relating to, or constituting the books of Scripture contained in the Septuagint but not in the Hebrew canon

Origin and Etymology of deuterocanonical

New Latin deuterocanonicus, from deuter- + Late Latin canonicus canonical


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