hexaplarian

hexapla

[hek-suh-pluh]
noun (often initial capital letter)
an edition of a book, especially the Old Testament, containing six versions or texts in parallel columns, especially the edition compiled by Origen.

Origin:
1600–10; < Greek Hexaplâ (title of Origen's edition), neuter plural of hexaploûs, hexaplóos sixfold, equivalent to hexa- hexa- + -ploûs, -ploos -fold

hexaplar, hexaplaric [hek-suh-plar-ik] , hexaplarian [hek-suh-plair-ee-uhn] , adjective
posthexaplar, adjective
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hexapla (ˈhɛksəplə)
 
n
an edition of the Old Testament compiled by Origen, containing six versions of the text
 
[C17: from Greek hexaploos sixfold]
 
'hexaplar
 
adj
 
hexaplaric
 
adj
 
hexaplarian
 
adj

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