agrapha

plural noun ag·ra·pha \ ˈa-grə-fə \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of agrapha

:sayings of Jesus not in the canonical gospels but found in other New Testament or early Christian writings

Origin and Etymology of agrapha

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Late Greek ágrapha "uncanonical scriptures," going back to Greek, "unwritten laws," from neuter plural of ágraphos "unwritten," from a- 2a- + -graphos, derivative of gráphein "to write" — more at carve


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