plural noun
miscellaneous items, especially a miscellany of literary works.

1925–30; < Neo-Latin, Latin, neuter plural of varius various Unabridged

varia lectio

[wah-ri-ah lek-ti-oh; English vair-ee-uh lek-shee-oh]
plural variae lectiones [wah-ri-ahy lek-ti-oh-nes; English vair-ee-ee lek-shee-oh-neez] . Latin.
a variant reading. Unabridged
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varia (ˈvɛərɪə)
pl n
a collection or miscellany, esp of literary works
[Latin, neuter plural of variusvarious]

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