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analects

analects

noun plural an·a·lects \ˈa-nə-ˌlek(t)s\

Definition of ANALECTS

:  selected miscellaneous written passages

Variants of ANALECTS

an·a·lects also an·a·lec·ta \ˌa-nə-ˈlek-tə\

Origin of ANALECTS

New Latin analecta, from Greek analekta, neuter plural of analektos, verbal of analegein to collect, from ana- + legein to gather — more at legend
First Known Use: 1652

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