deuterocanonical

The term used, especially in Roman Catholic works, for those books in the LXX but not in the Hebrew OT, and elsewhere designated as the Apocrypha.

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  • Deuterocanonical — Deu ter*o*ca*non ic*al, a. [Gr. ? second + E. canonical.] Pertaining to a second canon, or ecclesiastical writing of inferior authority; said of the Apocrypha, certain Epistles, etc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deuterocanonical — [do͞ot΄ər ō΄kə nän′i kəl, dyo͞ot΄ər ō΄kə nän′i kəl] adj. 〚 DEUTERO + CANONICAL〛 of or constituting a second or subsequent canon; specif., designating certain Biblical books accepted as canonical in the Roman Catholic Church, but held by… …   Universalium

  • deuterocanonical — [do͞ot΄ər ō΄kə nän′i kəl, dyo͞ot΄ər ō΄kə nän′i kəl] adj. [ DEUTERO + CANONICAL] of or constituting a second or subsequent canon; specif., designating certain Biblical books accepted as canonical in the Roman Catholic Church, but held by… …   English World dictionary

  • deuterocanonical —    This word (from the Greek deuteros, meaning second, and kanōn, meaning rule or law ) refers to those writings that are considered parts of the Bible by Roman Catholics and Eastern Christians but not by Jews andProtestants. Roman Catholics… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • deuterocanonical — |d(y)üd.ə(ˌ)rō+ adjective Etymology: New Latin deuterocanonicus deuterocanonical (from deuter (I) + Late Latin canonicus belonging to the canon of Scripture) + English al more at canonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • deuterocanonical — adjective Etymology: New Latin deuterocanonicus, from deuter + Late Latin canonicus canonical Date: 1684 of, relating to, or constituting the books of Scripture contained in the Septuagint but not in the Hebrew canon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deuterocanonical — adjective Being of the second canon of the Old Testament of the Bible, and unaccepted by some Christians. A book which is part of the Apocrypha. See Also: Baruch, Letter of Jeremiah, Ben Sira, Sirach, Ecclesiasticus, Daniel, Song of the Three… …   Wiktionary

  • deuterocanonical — [ˌdju:tərəʊkə nɒnɪk(ə)l] adjective (of sacred books or literary works) forming a secondary canon …   English new terms dictionary

  • deuterocanonical — deu·tero·canonical …   English syllables

  • Deuterocanonical books — Part of a series on The Bible …   Wikipedia

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