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ag·ra·pha

also Ag·ra·pha  (ăg′rə-fə)
pl.n.
The sayings of Jesus written in various ancient sources but not included in the canonical Gospels.

[Greek, from neuter pl. of agraphos, unwritten : a-, not; see a-1 + graphein, to write; see gerbh- in Indo-European roots.]

agrapha

(ˈæɡrəfə)
pl n, sing -phon (-fɒn)
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
[Greek: things not written, from a-1 + graphein to write]

ag•ra•pha

(ˈæg rə fə)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the sayings of Jesus as recorded in early Christian writings but not in the Gospels.
[1885–90; < Greek, neuter pl. of ágraphos unwritten]
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Noun1.agrapha - sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospelsagrapha - sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
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46, excision of an 'anthropomorphist' agraphon at VII 15, 1, pp.
The final section of fascicle 10 is given over to an Appendice in which an agraphon related to Isa.