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 (do͞o′tə-rŏn′ə-mē, dyo͞o′-)
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[Late Latin deuteronomium, from Greek deuteronomion, a second law (from (to) deuteronomion (touto), Septuagint mistranslation of Hebrew mišnê hattôrâ hazzō't, a copy of this law) : deuteros, second; see deu- in Indo-European roots + nomos, law; see nem- in Indo-European roots.]

Deu′ter·o·nom′ic (-tər-ə-nŏm′ĭk) adj.


(Bible) the fifth book of the Old Testament, containing a second statement of the Mosaic Law
[from Late Latin Deuteronomium, from Greek Deuteronomion; see deutero-, -nomy]
Deuteronomic adj


(ˌdu təˈrɒn ə mi, ˌdyu-)

the fifth book of the Pentateuch.
[< Late Latin Deuteronomium < Greek Deuteronómion]
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Noun1.Deuteronomy - the fifth book of the Old Testament; contains a second statement of Mosaic law
mezuza, mezuzah - religious texts from Deuteronomy inscribed on parchment and rolled up in a case that is attached to the doorframe of many Jewish households in accordance with Jewish law
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
Mooseksen kirja
Femte Mosebok


[ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ] NDeuteronomio m


ndas fünfte Buch Mose(s), Deuteronomium nt (spec)


[ˌdjuːtəˈrɒnəmɪ] nDeuteronomio
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