Definition of agrapha in English:

agrapha

noun

  • Treated as plural. Sayings which are attributed to Jesus but are not recorded in the canonical Gospels.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in William Alley (d. 1570), bishop of Exeter. From post-classical Latin agrapha from ancient Greek ἄγραϕα, use as noun of neuter plural of ἄγραϕος unwritten from ἀ- + -γραϕος.

Pronunciation

agrapha

/ˈaɡrəfə/