deuterocanonical

adjective
deu·​tero·​ca·​non·​i·​cal | \ ˌdü-tə-rō-kə-ˈnä-ni-kəl How to pronounce deuterocanonical (audio) also ˌdyü- \

Definition of deuterocanonical

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

First Known Use of deuterocanonical

1684, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for deuterocanonical

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

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“Deuterocanonical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deuterocanonical. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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