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Meaning of APOCRYPHAL

Pronunciation:  u'p√Ękruful

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  of questionable authenticity
 

APOCRYPHAL is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: questionable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*poc"ry*phal\, a.
1. Pertaining to the Apocrypha.

2. Not canonical. Hence: Of doubtful authority; equivocal;
   mythic; fictitious; spurious; false.

         The passages . . . are, however, in part from
         apocryphal or fictitious works.       --Sir G. C.
                                               Lewis.

 
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