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Decalogue

or decalogue, Decalog, decalog

[dek-uh-lawg, -log] /ˈdɛk əˌlɔg, -ˌlɒg/
noun
1.
Ten Commandments. Ex. 20:2–17.
Origin of Decalogue
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English decalog < Late Latin decalogus < Medieval Greek, Greek dekálogos. See deca-, -logue
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Decalogue

/ˈdɛkəˌlɒɡ/
noun
1.
another name for the Ten Commandments
Word Origin
C14: from Church Latin decalogus, from Greek, from deka ten + logos word
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Word Origin and History for Decalogue
n.

"Ten Commandments," late 14c., from Middle French decalogue, from Latin decalogus, from Greek, from the phrase hoi deka logoi used to translate "Ten Commandments" in Septuagint.

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