Pen·ta·teuch (pĕntə-tk′, -tyk′)
The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures; the Torah.
[Middle English Pentateuke, from Late Latin Pentateuchus, from Greek Pentateukhos : penta-, penta- + teukhos, implement, vessel, scroll case; see dheugh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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