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Hexateuch

[ hek-suh-took, -tyook ]
/ ˈhɛk səˌtuk, -ˌtyuk /
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noun
the first six books of the Old Testament.
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Origin of Hexateuch

First recorded in 1875–80; hexa- + (Penta)teuch

OTHER WORDS FROM Hexateuch

Hex·a·teuch·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Hexateuch

Hexateuch
/ (ˈhɛksəˌtjuːk) /

noun
the first six books of the Old Testament

Derived forms of Hexateuch

Hexateuchal, adjective

Word Origin for Hexateuch

C19: from hexa- + Greek teukhos a book
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