Definition of Codex

1. Noun. An official list of chemicals or medicines etc..

Generic synonyms: List, Listing



2. Noun. An unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll).
Exact synonyms: Leaf-book
Generic synonyms: Holograph, Manuscript

Definition of Codex

1. n. A book; a manuscript.

Definition of Codex

1. Noun. an early manuscript book ¹

2. Noun. a book bound in the modern manner, by joining pages, as opposed to a rolled scroll ¹

3. Noun. an official list of medicines and medicinal ingredients ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Codex

1. an ancient manuscript [n -DICES]

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codex (current term)
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Literary usage of Codex

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1. A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics by Shailer Mathews, Gerald Birney Smith (1921)
"L=OW Latin:—Weingarten codex of Prophets, 5th. cent.; codex Monacensis, Munich, 5lh. and 6th. cent.; Palimpsest of Genesis and hist, books, Vienna; ..."

2. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1852)
"It agrees with the Constantinopolitan recension. 178. The codex ... The codex 701., formerly belonging to the friars- preachers of Saint Mark, ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"He found only a scrap of the codex, containing a few verses of Gen. xxiii. as a book-mark in a codex of a history of the saints. ..."

4. Journal of Theological Studies by Oxford Journals (Oxford University Press) (1906)
"NOTES AND STUDIES THE codex OF THE PASCHAL CHRONICLE USED BY HOLSTEIN. To the issue of this JOURNAL for Jan. 1901, vol. ii No. 6, I contributed a note on ..."

5. Proceedings by International Congress of Americanists (1905)
"Their number and denomination is as follows, viz: (i) The Vienna codex; (2) the Seden ... It is true that this sign is used in a codex of undoubted Nahua ..."

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