pseudepigraphal

pseudepigrapha

[soo-duh-pig-ruh-fuh]
noun (used with a plural verb)
certain writings (other than the canonical books and the Apocrypha) professing to be Biblical in character.

Origin:
1685–95; < Neo-Latin < Greek, neuter plural of pseudepíigraphos falsely inscribed, bearing a false title. See pseud-, epigraph, -ous

pseudepigraphic [soo-dep-i-graf-ik] , pseudepigraphical, pseudepigraphous, pseudepigraphal, adjective
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Pseudepigrapha (ˌsjuːdɪˈpɪɡrəfə)
 
pl n
Also called (in the Roman Catholic Church): Apocrypha various Jewish writings from the first century bc to the first century ad that claim to have been divinely revealed but which have been excluded from the Greek canon of the Old Testament
 
[C17: from Greek pseudepigraphos falsely entitled, from pseudo- + epigraphein to inscribe]
 
Pseudepigraphic
 
adj
 
Pseudepi'graphical
 
adj
 
Pseude'pigraphous
 
adj

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