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catechism (n.)

c. 1500, "instruction in Christian principles," also "elementary question-and-answer book of religious instruction," from French catéchisme (14c.) and directly from Church Latin catechismus "book of instruction," from Greek katekhismos, from katekhizein"teach orally, instruct by word of mouth," from katekhein "to resound" (see catechesis).  Related: Catechismal.

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Definitions of catechism

catechism (n.)
a series of question put to an individual (such as a political candidate) to elicit their views;
catechism (n.)
an elementary book summarizing the principles of a Christian religion; written as questions and answers;
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