noun \ˈskō-lē-əm\
plural -lia \-lē-ə\ or scho·li·ums

Definition of SCHOLIUM

:  a marginal annotation or comment (as on the text of a classic by an early grammarian)
:  a remark or observation subjoined but not essential to a demonstration or a train of reasoning

Origin of SCHOLIUM

New Latin, from Greek scholion comment, scholium, from diminutive of scholē lecture
First Known Use: 1535

Rhymes with SCHOLIUM


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