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octateuch

[ok-tuh-took, -tyook] /ˈɒk təˌtuk, -ˌtyuk/
noun
1.
the first eight books of the Old Testament, consisting of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, and Ruth, or a volume containing them.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Late Latin octateuchus < Greek oktáteuchos, equivalent to okta- octa- + teûchos container for scrolls
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