textus receptustex·tus re·cep·tus
- Textus Receptus The Greek text of the New Testament that became standard in printed editions from the 1500s to the end of the 1800s.
- The text of a written work that is generally considered genuine or original.
Origin of textus receptusLatin, received text : textus, text + receptus, past participle of recipere, to receive.
Latin, meaning "received text".