Definition of pseudepigraphous in English:

pseudepigraphous

adjective

  • Pseudepigraphal.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Ralph Cudworth (1617–1688), philosopher and theologian. From post-classical Latin pseudepigraphus falsely ascribed to an author, spurious or its etymon Hellenistic Greek ψευδεπίγραϕος with false title, not genuine + -ous, after pseudepigrapha.

Pronunciation

pseudepigraphous

/ˌs(j)uːdɪˈpɪɡrəfəs/