Dictionary.com

Heptateuch

[ hep-tuh-took, -tyook ]
/ ˈhɛp təˌtuk, -ˌtyuk /
Save This Word!

noun
the first seven books of the Old Testament.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Heptateuch in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Heptateuch

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK