codex

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From Latin cōdex, variant spelling of caudex (tree trunk”, “book”, “notebook); compare caudex (in botany).

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codex (plural codices or codexes)

  1. an early manuscript book
  2. a book bound in the modern manner, by joining pages, as opposed to a rolled scroll
  3. an official list of medicines and medicinal ingredients

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  1. ^ codex” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989]

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōdex.

Noun[edit]

codex m (plural codex)

  1. codex (all senses).

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Latin[edit]

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cōdex m (genitive cōdicis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of caudex ("tree trunk; book, notebook").

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative cōdex cōdicēs
genitive cōdicis cōdicum
dative cōdicī cōdicibus
accusative cōdicem cōdicēs
ablative cōdice cōdicibus
vocative cōdex cōdicēs

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