Hapax-legomenon definitions

hā'păks' lĭ-gŏm'ə-nŏn'
A word or form that occurs only once in the recorded corpus of a given language.
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A word or phrase occurring only once, as in a text or in the written record of a language.
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A word occurring only once in a given corpus.
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Origin of hapax-legomenon

From Ancient Greek ἅπαξ λεγόμενον (hapaks legomenon, “(something) said only once”), from ἅπαξ (hapaks, “once”) and λεγόμενον (legomenon), passive participle of λέγω (legō).