Apocryphalist \A*poc"ry*phal*ist\, n. One who believes in, or defends, the Apocrypha. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • apocryphalist — noun A member of the group who supported the inclusion of the Apocrypha in the Bible See Also: Apocrypha, apocryphal, apocryphalism …   Wiktionary

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  • apocryphal — adjective /əˈpɒkrɪfəl,əˈpɒkrəfəl,əˈpɑːkrɪfəl,əˈpɑːkrəfəl/ a) Of, or pertaining to, the Apocrypha. Many scholars consider the stories of the monk Teilo to be apocryphal. b) Of doubtful authenticity, or lacking authority; not regarded as canonical …   Wiktionary

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