plural noun
homolo·​gou·​me·​na | \ ˌhämələˈgümənə, hōˌmäl-\
variants: or less commonly homologumena \ -​ˈg(y)ü-​ \

Definition of homologoumena

: books of the New Testament acknowledged as authoritative and canonical from the earliest time — compare antilegomena

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History and Etymology for homologoumena

Late Greek homologoumena, from Greek, neuter plural of homologoumenos, present passive participle of homologein to agree, from homologos

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