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deuterocanonical

[ doo-tuh-roh-kuh-non-i-kuhl, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu tə roʊ kəˈnɒn ɪ kəl, ˌdyu- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or constituting a second canon.
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Origin of deuterocanonical

First recorded in 1680–90; deutero- + canonical
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