Codices

• (pl. ) of Codex
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codices

codex, codices A manuscript volume, especially of a classic work or of the Scriptures. Etymology: Latin codex, codic, 'tree trunk, wooden tablet, book', a variant of caudex, 'tree trunk'. Codex is a variant of caudex, a wooden stump to which petty criminals were tied in ancient Rome, rather like our stocks. This was also the word for a book made ...
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