recension

noun re·cen·sion \ ri-ˈsen(t)-shən \

Definition of recension

1 :a critical revision of a text
2 :a text established by critical revision

Origin and Etymology of recension

Latin recension-, recensio enumeration, from recensēre to review, from re- + censēre to assess, tax — more at censor


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