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Topic: RELIGION

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Latin
Origin: scriptura 'something written', from scribere; SCRIBE

scripture

noun
     
scrip‧ture
1

Scripture

[uncountable] also the (Holy) ScripturesRRC the Bible:
the way God is portrayed in Scripture
2 [uncountable and countable]RR the holy books of a particular religion:
Hindu scriptures
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