Deuteronomy

[ doo-tuh-ron-uh-mee, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu təˈrɒn ə mi, ˌdyu- /

noun

the fifth book of the Pentateuch, containing a second statement of the Mosaic law. Abbreviation: Deut.

Origin of Deuteronomy

< Late Latin Deuteronomium < Greek Deuteronómion (see deutero-, -nomy); earlier Deutronome, Middle English Deutronomie < Late Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for deuteronomy

Deuteronomy

/ (ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ) /

noun

the fifth book of the Old Testament, containing a second statement of the Mosaic Law

Derived Forms

Deuteronomic (ˌdjuːtərəˈnɒmɪk), adjective

Word Origin for Deuteronomy

from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion; see deutero-, -nomy
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