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CANTICLE OF CANTICLES

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Canticle of Canticles mean? 

CANTICLE OF CANTICLES (noun)
  The noun CANTICLE OF CANTICLES has 1 sense:

1. an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later

  Familiarity information: CANTICLE OF CANTICLES used as a noun is very rare.


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CANTICLE OF CANTICLES (noun)


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Meaning:

An Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Canticle of Canticles; Canticles; Song of Solomon; Song of Songs

Instance hypernyms:

book (a major division of a long written composition)

Holonyms ("Canticle of Canticles" is a part of...):

Old Testament (the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible)

Hagiographa; Ketubim; Writings (the third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures)

sapiential book; wisdom book; wisdom literature (any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom)


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