from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bible Of, relating to, or being a second canon, especially that consisting of sections of the Old and New Testaments not included in the original Roman Catholic canon but accepted by theologians in 1548 at the Council of Trent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Being of the second canon of the Old Testament of the Bible, and unaccepted by some Christians. A book which is part of the Apocrypha.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to a second canon, or ecclesiastical writing of inferior authority; -- said of the Apocrypha, certain Epistles, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Forming or belonging to a second canon.
from Ancient Greek δεύτερος (deuteros, "second") + κανών (kanōn, "rule, model"). (Wiktionary)