[ doo-tuh-ron-uh-mee, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu təˈrɒn ə mi, ˌdyu- /
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the fifth book of the Pentateuch, containing a second statement of the Mosaic law. Abbreviation: Deut.
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/ (ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ) /
the fifth book of the Old Testament, containing a second statement of the Mosaic Law
Derived forms of DeuteronomyDeuteronomic (ˌdjuːtərəˈnɒmɪk), adjective
Word Origin for Deuteronomy
from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion; see deutero-, -nomy
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