Heptateuch

[ hep-tuh-took, -tyook ]
/ ˈhɛp təˌtuk, -ˌtyuk /

noun

the first seven books of the Old Testament.

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Origin of Heptateuch

<Late Latin Heptateuchos<Late Greek Heptáteuchos the first seven books of the Old Testament, equivalent to Greek hepta-hepta- + teûchos a book
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Heptateuch
/ (ˈhɛptəˌtjuːk) /

noun

the first seven books of the Old Testament

Word Origin for Heptateuch

C17: from Late Latin Heptateuchos, from Greek hepta- + teukhos book
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