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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pericope \Pe*ric"o*pe\, n. [L., section of a book, Gr. ?; peri` around + ? to cut.] A selection or extract from a book; especially (Theol.), a selection from the Bible, appointed to be read in the churches or used as a text for a sermon. [1913 Webster]