pericope

noun
pe·ric·o·pe | \ pə-ˈri-kə-pē \

Definition of pericope 

: a selection from a book specifically : lection sense 1

First Known Use of pericope

1643, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pericope

Late Latin, from Greek perikopē section, from peri- + kopē act of cutting, from koptein to cut — more at capon

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