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codex

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcodexco‧dex /ˈkəʊdeks $ ˈkoʊ-/ noun (plural codices /-dəsiːz/) [countable] technical  TCNan ancient book written by hand a sixth-century codex
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codexIf you are lucky you might get a codex thrown in for a good measure for telecomms application.One thousand years ago the Mayans were cranking out codices not dissimilar to today's illustrations.Consult the codex of our heritage a little more, d'Arquebus.The codex secretariat has pressed governments to encourage more consumer groups to attend.
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