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pericope

[ puh-rik-uh-pee ]
/ p蓹藞r瑟k 蓹藢pi /
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noun, plural pe路ric路o路pes, pe路ric路o路pae [puh-rik-uh-pee]. /p蓹藞r瑟k 蓹藢pi/.
a selection or extract from a book.
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Origin of pericope

1650鈥60; <Late Latin pericop膿 section <Greek perikop岣 a cutting, equivalent to peri-peri- + kop岣 a cutting

OTHER WORDS FROM pericope

pe路ric路o路pal, per路i路cop路ic [per-i-kop-ik], /藢p蓻r 瑟藞k蓲p 瑟k/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pericope

pericope
/ (p蓹藞r瑟k蓹p瑟) /

noun
a selection from a book, esp a passage from the Bible read at religious services

Derived forms of pericope

pericopic (藢p蓻r瑟藞k蓲p瑟k), adjective

Word Origin for pericope

C17: via Late Latin from Greek perikop膿 piece cut out, from peri- + kop膿 a cutting
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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