textus receptus

noun
tex·tus re·cep·tus | \ˌtek-stəs-ri-ˈsep-təs \

Definition of textus receptus 

: the generally accepted text of a literary work (such as the Greek New Testament)

First Known Use of textus receptus

1851, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for textus receptus

New Latin, literally, received text

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