Septuagint Definition

sĕpto͝o-ə-jĭnt, sĕp-to͝oə-jənt, -tyo͝o-
noun
A translation into Greek of the Hebrew Scriptures made in the 3d and 2d cent.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Septuagint

  • Latin septuāgintā seventy (from the traditional number of its translators) septem seven septm̥ in Indo-European roots -gintā ten times dekm̥ in Indo-European roots

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

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