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Meaning of Vulgate

Vul•gate

Pronunciation: (vul'gāt, -git), [key]
— n.
  1. the Latin version of the Bible, prepared chiefly by Saint Jerome at the end of the 4th centurya.d.,and used as the authorized version of the Roman Catholic Church.
  2. (l.c.) any commonly recognized text or version of a work.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Vulgate.
  2. (l.c.) commonly used or accepted; common.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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