Definitions of codex

  1. an official list of chemicals or medicines etc. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. an unbound manuscript of some ancient classic (as distinguished from a scroll) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. A book; a manuscript. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A collection or digest of laws; a code. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. An ancient manuscript of the Sacred Scriptures, or any part of them, particularly the New Testament. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A collection of canons. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. An ancient manuscript; a body of prescriptions. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Any written document, generally an ancient one; an anc. Manuscript. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. k[=o]'deks, n. a code: a manuscript volume:--pl. CODICES (kod'i-s[=e]z). [L. codex or caudex, the trunk of a tree, a set of tablets, a book.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. A collection of laws. (F.) Code. By extension, a collection of approved medical formulae, with the processes necessary for forming the compounds referred to in it. The Parisian Pharmacopoeia is styled Codex medicamenta'rius. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  12. (pl. -dices). Manuscript volume, esp. of ancient Bible or classical texts. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. A book. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  14. [L.] (Leg.) A code of laws, as the C. Gregorianus, Theodosianus, Justlnianus. See Corpus Juris Civilis. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  15. [L.] A manuscript, originally as being written on the bark of a tree; cf. L. liber, Eng. book - beech. The most ancient MSS. containing parts of the Old and the New Testaments are: The C. Alexandrlnus, sent to Charles I. by Cyrillus Lucaris, Patriarch of Constantinople, and now in the British Museum; the Vatican MS.; both belonging probably to the fifth century. The C. Sinaiticus, discovered by Tischendorf, in 1844, in the library of St. Catherine's Monastery on Mount Sinai, may, perhaps, be somewhat older, if its genuineness, which there seems no reason to doubt, may be admitted. The C. Cottonidnus, also in the British Museum, and containing portions of the first and the fourth Gospels, may belong to the end of the fourth century. The C. Bezce, in the University Library at Cambridge, has been supposed by some to be the oldest of all known MSS. of the New Testament, and contains the Gospels and Acts with some omissions. See Abbreviations. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  16. A collection or compilation of manuscripts. Cabinet Dictionary

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