consisting of, or teaching by the method of, questions and answers
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
Word origin of 'catechetical'
< Gr katēchētēs
, instructor < katēchein
, to instruct by word of mouth (in N.T., instruct in religion) < kata-
, thoroughly + ēchein
, to sound: for IE base see echo