homologoumena

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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Origin and Etymology of homologoumena

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


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