vul·gate /ˈvʌlˌget, gət/
Vul·gate n. An ancient Latin version of the Scripture, and the only version which the Roman Church admits to be authentic; -- so called from its common use in the Latin Church.
Note: ☞ The Vulgate was made by Jerome at the close of the 4th century. The Old Testament he translated mostly from the Hebrew and Chaldaic, and the New Testament he revised from an older Latin version. The Douay version, so called, is an English translation from the Vulgate. See Douay Bible.
Vul·gate a. Of or pertaining to the Vulgate, or the old Latin version of the Scriptures.
n : the Latin edition of the Bible translated from Hebrew and
Greek mainly by St. Jerome at the end of the 4th century;
as revised in 1592 it was adopted as the official text
for the Roman Catholic Church