plural noun

often capitalized
: the books of the New Testament whose canonicity was for a time in dispute compare homologoumena

Word History


Greek, from neuter plural of antilegomenos, present participle passive of antilegein to speak against, from anti- anti- entry 1 + legein to speak

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“Antilegomena.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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