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See also: antilegomena
From Ancient Greek [Term?] against + to speak.
Antilegomena pl (plural only)
- (Christianity) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical.
books of the New Testament which were formerly not universally considered canonical
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Antilegomena in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)