[bib-lee-ah pou-pe-roo m, bib-lee-uh paw-per-uh m]
- any of the picture books illustrating Biblical events and usually containing a short text, used chiefly in the Middle Ages for purposes of religious instruction.
Origin of Biblia Pauperum
< New Latin: literally, Bible of poor men
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