antilegomena

plural noun, often capitalized an·ti·le·gom·e·na

Definition of antilegomena

  1. :  the books of the New Testament whose canonicity was for a time in dispute — compare homologoumena

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Origin and Etymology of antilegomena

Greek, from neuter plural of antilegomenos, present participle passive of antilegein to speak against, from anti- 1anti- + legein to speak — more at legend


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