extracanonical

adjective

ex·​tra·​canonical
: being outside the body of officially accepted writings : not included in a list of authorized books
specifically : being outside a canon of books held to be sacred
an extracanonical writing

Word History

Etymology

extra- + canonical

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“Extracanonical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extracanonical. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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