Decalogue definition

dĕkə-lôg, -lŏg
A fundamental set of rules having authoritative weight.
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(bible) The Ten Commandments.
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Alternative spelling of Decalogue.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of decalogue - decalog

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
decalogue
Plural:
decalogues

Origin of decalogue

  • Middle English decalog from Late Latin decalogus from Greek dekalogos deka ten dekm̥ in Indo-European roots logos word, pronouncement leg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition