noun, plural co·di·ces [koh-duh-seez, kod-uh-] /ˈkoʊ dəˌsiz, ˈkɒd ə-/.
Origin of codex
Examples from the Web for codex
The codex worked a revolution in human communication, and the human understanding of the text was never the same.
Absent the codex, ideas would still be the province of a privileged priesthood.
Quecholli means 'peacock,' but the interpreter of the Codex Telleriano-Remensis calls it the 'serpent of the clouds.'The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 2|Hubert Howe Bancroft
It might fairly be expected, this being the case, that many examples of this kind of codex would still be in existence.Illuminated Manuscripts|John W. Bradley
The term σωμάτιον, which was one of the names given to a codex, was expressive of its capacity.
The figures of the bees in the codex show a number of interesting variations.Animal Figures in the Maya Codices|Alfred M. Tozzer and Glover M. Allen
Codex 15 is of the middle of the 15th century, and contains the last seven books.
British Dictionary definitions for codex
noun plural codices (ˈkəʊdɪˌsiːz, ˈkɒdɪ-)
Word Origin for codex
Word Origin and History for codex
"manuscript volume (especially an ancient one)," 1845, from Latin codex (see code (n.)).