marginalia


mar·gi·na·lia

noun plural \ˌmär-jə-ˈnā-lē-ə\

Definition of MARGINALIA

1
:  marginal notes or embellishments (as in a book)
2
:  nonessential items <the meat and marginalia of American politics — Saturday Review>

Origin of MARGINALIA

New Latin, from Medieval Latin, neuter plural of marginalis
First Known Use: 1832

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