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[ag-ruh-fuh] /ˈæg rə fə/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
the sayings of Jesus as recorded in the writings of the early Christians and in those parts of the New Testament other than the Gospels.
Origin of agrapha
1885-90; < Greek, neuter plural of ágraphos, equivalent to a- a-6 + graph- (stem of gráphein to write) + -os adj. suffix; i.e., not written down (directly) Unabridged
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plural noun
(Christianity) sayings of Jesus not recorded in the canonical Gospels
Word Origin
Greek: things not written, from a-1 + graphein to write
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