Definitions

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  • adj. Not part of canon.

Etymologies

non- +‎ canonical (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He shows up in noncanonical Jewish texts, most famously in Enoch as one of the angels who chased after women.

    Heaven and Earth

  • This is the first time researchers have been able to show the importance of one particular cell pathway - known as the noncanonical Wnt pathway - in prompting stem cells to specialize and become blood cells.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • The finding, to be published in the March 6 issue of Cell Stem Cell, marks the first time scientists have demonstrated the importance of the pathway, known as the noncanonical Wnt, in inducing blood formation in humans or any other species.

    GEN News Highlights

  • Cell Stem Cell, marks the first time scientists have demonstrated the importance of the pathway, known as the noncanonical Wnt, in inducing blood formation in humans or any other species.

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  • The preferred object of study in stylistics is literature, whether high art or more popular 'noncanonical' forms of writing.

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  • There is a lot that we can gain from reading the noncanonical works, and many basic Christian doctrines are implicit at best in the canon of scripture, and explicit only in the noncanonical works.

    Matthew Yglesias » Too Hot for CBS

  • It's not that invented elements in the plot arc of his [ahem] dysfunctional engagement to the housemaid are, strictly speaking, noncanonical.

    Holmes contra Holmes

  • Maybe (some of) the noncanonical gospels are right.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • We have a pretty extensive paper trail going back to the second century (and various canonical and noncanonical works from the first), including the debates that were going on within Christian theology.

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • Have you, actually, read any noncanonical Christian texts?

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

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