See also: Apocrypha

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin apocryphus (apocryphal), from Ancient Greek ἀπόκρυφος (apókruphos, hidden, obscure).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʌˈpɑk.ɹə.fə/

NounEdit

apocrypha

  1. (obsolete) Something, as a writing, that is of doubtful authorship or authority (formerly also used attributively).
    (Can we find and add a quotation of John Locke to this entry?)

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AdjectiveEdit

apocrypha

  1. nominative feminine singular of apocryphus
  2. nominative neuter plural of apocryphus
  3. accusative neuter plural of apocryphus
  4. vocative feminine singular of apocryphus
  5. vocative neuter plural of apocryphus

apocryphā

  1. ablative feminine singular of apocryphus

ReferencesEdit

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “apocrypha”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre