Canticle of Canticles

Canticle of Canticles
noun
an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Instance Hypernyms: ↑book
Part Holonyms:

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Douay Bible.
See Song of Solomon, The.

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Canticle of Canticles,
= Song of Solomon, in the Douay Bible. (Cf.Song of Solomon)

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  • Canticle of Canticles — • One of three books of Solomon, contained in the Hebrew, the Greek, and the Christian Canon of the Scriptures Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canticle of Canticles     Canticle of Canticles …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canticle of Canticles — noun → Song of Solomon. Also, the Canticles …  

  • Canticle of Canticles — Date: 1609 Song of Solomon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Canticle of Canticles — Douay Bible. See Song of Solomon, The. * * * …   Universalium

  • Canticle of Canticles — Can′ticle of Can′ticles n. bib Song of Solomon, The …   From formal English to slang

  • Canticle — • Used in the English Catholic translation of the Bible as the equivalent of the Vulgate canticum in most, but not all, of the uses of that word; for where canticum is used for a sacred song Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canticle… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canticle (disambiguation) — Canticle can also refer to:* A chant, hymn or song, especially a nonmetrical one, with words from a biblical text * Canticle of canticles , another name for the Song of Songs book of the Bible * Canticle (novel) by Robert Anthony Salvatore …   Wikipedia

  • Canticles — [kan′ti kəlz] n. SONG OF SOLOMON: abbrev. Ca: also, in the Douay Bible, Canticle of Canticles * * * …   Universalium

  • Canticles — [kan′ti kəlz] n. SONG OF SOLOMON: abbrev. Ca: also, in the Douay Bible, Canticle of Canticles …   English World dictionary

  • Canticle — A canticle (from the Latin canticulum , a diminutive of canticum , song) is a hymn (strictly excluding the Psalms) taken from the Bible. The term is often expanded to include ancient non biblical hymns such as the Te Deum and certain psalms used… …   Wikipedia

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