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apocrypha

a·poc·ry·pha

apocrypha

pronunciation:
pa kr f
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: (cap.) a group of fourteen books of the Old Testament that are rejected by Judaism, and considered by Protestants as uncanonical, eleven of which are accepted by the Roman Catholic Church.
definition 2: any of various religious writings of unknown origin and questionable authenticity. (Cf. canon1.)
Word Parts
The word apocrypha contains the following parts:
crypt, crypto, cryph Greek root that means secret, hidden