Meaning of “codex” in the English Dictionary

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"codex" in British English

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codexnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkəʊ.deks/ us /ˈkoʊ.deks/ plural codices uk /-dɪ.siːz/ us specialized

Examples from literature

  • But no one of these codices bore any incontestable mark of its age. 
  • Referring to the codex the reader will observe at the bottom of each plate and directly under—that is to say, in the same vertical lines as the day columns—two lines of red numerals. 
  • There is a codex in the Vatican and another at Barcelona. 

(Definition of “codex” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)