pseudepigraphon

noun pseud·epig·ra·phon \ ˌsü-di-ˈpi-grə-ˌfän \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pseudepigraphon

plural pseudepigrapha play \ˌsü-di-ˈpi-grə-fə\
1 pseudepigrapha plural :apocrypha
2 :any of various pseudonymous or anonymous Jewish religious writings of the period 200 b.c. to a.d. 200; especially :one of such writings (such as the Psalms of Solomon) not included in any canon of biblical Scripture usually used in plural

Origin and Etymology of pseudepigraphon

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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