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hexapla

[hek-suh-pluh] /ˈhɛk sə plə/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
an edition of a book, especially the Old Testament, containing six versions or texts in parallel columns, especially the edition compiled by Origen.
Origin of hexapla
1600-1610
1600-10; < Greek Hexaplâ (title of Origen's edition), neuter plural of hexaploûs, hexaplóos sixfold, equivalent to hexa- hexa- + -ploûs, -ploos -fold
Related forms
hexaplar, hexaplaric
[hek-suh-plar-ik] /ˌhɛk səˈplær ɪk/ (Show IPA),
hexaplarian
[hek-suh-plair-ee-uh n] /ˌhɛk səˈplɛər i ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective
posthexaplar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hexapla

hexapla

/ˈhɛksəplə/
noun
1.
an edition of the Old Testament compiled by Origen, containing six versions of the text
Derived Forms
hexaplar, hexaplaric (ˌhɛksəˈplærɪk), hexaplarian (ˌhɛksəˈplɛərɪən) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Greek hexaploos sixfold
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