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uncanonical

[ uhn-kuh-non-i-kuhl ]
/ ˌʌn kəˈnɒn ɪ kəl /
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adjective

not in accordance with canons or rules.
not belonging to the canon of Scripture.

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Origin of uncanonical

First recorded in 1625–35; un-1 + canonical

OTHER WORDS FROM uncanonical

un·ca·non·i·cal·ly, adverb

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