Meaning of octateuch

oc•ta•teuch

Pronunciation: (ok'tu-tk", -tyk"), [key]
— n.
  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.
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