Definition of deuterocanonical in English:

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deuterocanonical

Pronunciation: /ˌdjuːtərəʊkəˈnɒnɪk(ə)l/

adjective

(Of sacred books or literary works) forming a secondary canon.
Example sentences
  • I had difficulty accepting Scobie's reasoning for not including the deuterocanonical books as a legitimate part of the canon.
  • Evangelicals say He's delineating the contents of the Old Testament - and thus leaving out the deuterocanonical books.
  • The deuterocanonical book of Wisdom, for example, perhaps develops a fully fledged doctrine of immortality without reference to a future resurrection of the dead.

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