[ hep-tuh-took, -tyook ]
/ ˈhɛp təˌtuk, -ˌtyuk /
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, a name given to the first seven books of the Bible.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
British Dictionary definitions for Heptateuch
/ (ˈhɛptəˌtjuːk) /
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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