Pentateuch Definition

pĕntə-to͝ok, -tyo͝ok
noun
The first five books of the Bible.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
torahlaws

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

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