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postcanonical

[ pohst-kuh-non-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌpoʊst kəˈnɒn ɪ kəl /
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adjective

written at a later date than the books belonging to a canon, especially the Bible.

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Origin of postcanonical

First recorded in 1895–1900; post- + canonical
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