deuterocanonical
deuterocanonical [do͞ot΄ər ō΄kə nän′i kəl, dyo͞ot΄ər ō΄kə nän′i kəl]
adj.
of or constituting a second or subsequent canon; specif., designating certain Biblical books accepted as canonical in the Roman Catholic Church, but held by Protestants to be apocryphal

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deu·ter·o·ca·non·i·cal (do͞o'tə-rō'kə-nŏnʹĭ-kəl, dyo͞o'-) adj. Bible
Of, relating to, or being a second canon, especially that consisting of sections of the Old and New Testaments not included in the original Roman Catholic canon but accepted by theologians in 1548 at the Council of Trent.

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  • 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 — 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 …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • 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

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