Canticle of Canticles


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Canticle of Canticles

n. Abbr. Cant. Bible
The Song of Songs.

Canticle of Canticles

n
(Bible) another name for the Song of Solomon, used in the Douay Bible. Also called: Canticles

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n.
a book of the Bible, consisting of a series of love poems. Also called Song′ of Songs′.
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Noun1.Canticle of Canticles - an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Hagiographa, Ketubim, Writings - the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature - any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom