codex

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See also: Codex and códex

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

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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References[edit]

  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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Noun[edit]

cōdex m ‎(genitive cōdicis); third declension

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

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References[edit]

  • codex in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • codex in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • CODEX in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • account-book; ledger: codex or tabulae ratio accepti et expensi
  • codex in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • codex in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • codex in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin