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: any of various pseudonymous or anonymous Jewish religious writings of the period 200 b.c. to a.d. 200
: one of such writings (such as the Psalms of Solomon) not included in any canon of biblical Scripture
—usually used in plural
1692, in the meaning defined at sense 1
New Latin, singular of pseudepigrapha, from Greek, neuter plural of pseudepigraphos falsely inscribed, from pseud- + epigraphein to inscribe — more at epigram
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