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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Late Latin
Origin: catechismus, from Greek, from katechein; CATECHIZE

catechism

noun
     
Related topics: Christianity
cat‧e‧chis‧m [singular]
RRC a set of questions and answers about the Christian religion that people learn in order to become full members of a church:
We were taught to recite the catechism.

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