Definition for codices (2 of 2)
noun, plural co·di·ces [koh-duh-seez, kod-uh-] /ˈkoʊ dəˌsiz, ˈkɒd ə-/.
Origin of codex
Examples from the Web for codices
Niccolo de' Niccoli transcribed nearly the whole of the codices that formed the nucleus of the Library of the Mark.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)|John Addington Symonds
In codices the columnar arrangement was also largely followed, and the number of columns in a page was commonly two.
Unfortunately we have not a number of codices to collate and correct such errors.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
The codices are folded like a screen or fan, and when opened form a continuous strip sometimes several yards in length.An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs|Sylvanus Griswold Morley
One thing more must be mentioned before we appeal directly to the codices.Notes on Certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts|Cyrus Thomas
British Dictionary definitions for codices (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for codices (2 of 2)
noun plural codices (ˈkəʊdɪˌsiːz, ˈkɒdɪ-)
Word Origin for codex
Word Origin and History for codices
"manuscript volume (especially an ancient one)," 1845, from Latin codex (see code (n.)).