Pentateuch meaning

pĕn'tə-to͝ok', -tyo͝ok'
The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures; the Torah.
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The first five books of the Bible.
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Origin of pentateuch

  • Middle English Pentateuke from Late Latin Pentateuchus from Greek Pentateukhos penta- penta- teukhos implement, vessel, scroll case dheugh- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition