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extracanonical

[ek-struh-kuh-non-i-kuh l] /ˌɛk strə kəˈnɒn ɪ kəl/
adjective, Ecclesiastical
1.
not included in the canon of Scripture.
Origin of extracanonical
1825-1835
1825-35; extra- + canonical
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  • We spoke above of the new conception of the relation of the canonical literature of the New Testament to the extracanonical.

    Edward Caldwell Moore Edward Moore
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extracanonical

/ˌɛkstrəkəˈnɒnɪkəl/
adjective
1.
(Christianity) not included in the canon of Scripture
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