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Alexandrinus

[ al-ig-zan-dree-nuhs, -drahy-, -zahn- ]
/ ˌæl ɪg zænˈdri nəs, -ˈdraɪ-, -zɑn- /
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noun

the Greek uncial codex, dating from the early 5th century a.d., originally containing the complete text of the Greek Old and New Testaments.

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Origin of Alexandrinus

<Latin: literally, of Alexandria (Egypt); so called from its origin; see -ine1
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