erratum

erratum

[ih-rah-tuhm, ih-rey-, ih-rat-uhm]
noun, plural errata [ih-rah-tuh, ih-rey-, ih-rat-uh] .
1.
an error in writing or printing.
2.
a statement of an error and its correction inserted, usually on a separate page or slip of paper, in a book or other publication; corrigendum.

Origin:
1580–90; < Latin, noun use of errātum wandered, erred, strayed (neuter past participle of errāre). See err, -ate1


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erratum (ɪˈrɑːtəm)
 
n , pl -ta
1.  an error in writing or printing
2.  another name for corrigendum
 
[C16: from Latin: mistake, from errāre to err]

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erratum
"list of corrections attached to a printed book," 1580s, from L. erratum (pl. errata), neut. pp. of errare (see err).
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