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CODEX (codices)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does codex mean? 

CODEX (noun)
  The noun CODEX has 2 senses:

1. an official list of chemicals or medicines etc.
2. an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll)

  Familiarity information: CODEX used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CODEX (noun)


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Meaning:

An official list of chemicals or medicines etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("codex" is a kind of...):

list; listing (a database containing an ordered array of items (names or topics))


Sense 2codex [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

leaf-book; codex

Hypernyms ("codex" is a kind of...):

holograph; manuscript (handwritten book or document)


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