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ag·ra·phaalso Ag·ra·pha (ăg′rə-fə)
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.]
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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]
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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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