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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Codex  \Co"dex\,  n.;  pl  {Codices}.  [L.  See  {Code}.] 
  1.  A  book;  a  manuscript. 
 
  2.  A  collection  or  digest  of  laws;  a  code.  --Burrill. 
 
  3.  An  ancient  manuscript  of  the  Sacred  Scriptures,  or  any 
  part  of  them  particularly  the  New  Testament. 
 
  4.  A  collection  of  canons.  --Shipley. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  codex 
  n  :  an  unbound  manuscript  of  some  ancient  classic 




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