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logion

[ loh-gee-on, -jee-, log-ee- ]
/ ˈloʊ giˌɒn, -dʒi-, ˈlɒg i- /
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noun, plural lo·gi·a [loh-gee-uh, -jee-uh, log-ee-uh], /ˈloʊ gi ə, -dʒi ə, ˈlɒg i ə/, lo·gi·ons.
a traditional saying or maxim, as of a religious teacher.
(sometimes initial capital letter)Biblical Criticism.
  1. a saying of Jesus, especially one contained in collections supposed to have been among the sources of the present Gospels.
  2. a saying included in the agrapha.
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Origin of logion

1580–90; <Greek lógion saying, oracle, noun use of neuter of lógios skilled in words, eloquent. See log-, -ious
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British Dictionary definitions for logion

logion
/ (ˈlɒɡɪˌɒn) /

noun plural logia (ˈlɒɡɪə)
a saying of Christ regarded as authenticSee also logia

Word Origin for logion

C16: from Greek: a saying, oracle, from logos word
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