marginalia

[mahr-juh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh]
plural noun
marginal notes.

Origin:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Medieval Latin marginālis marginal

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marginalia (ˌmɑːdʒɪˈneɪlɪə)
 
pl n
notes in the margin of a book, manuscript, or letter
 
[C19: New Latin, noun (neuter plural) from marginālis marginal]

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marginalia
1832, from L. marginalia, neuter plural of marginalis "marginal," from marginis (see margin).
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Example sentences
E-books cannot trace decades of marginalia or allow a writer to inscribe her
  work.
The use of notes and marginalia are essential tenets of active reading.
Use marginalia to describe the craft the author used.
It also addresses geologic age fonts and marginalia symbols.
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