noun plural but singular or plural in construction
ad·​ver·​sar·​ia | \ ˌad-vər-ˈsa-rē-ə \

Definition of adversaria

1 : commentaries or notes (as on a text or document)
2 : a miscellaneous collection of notes, remarks, or selections : commonplace book

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First Known Use of adversaria

1571, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adversaria

Latin, journal, memorandum, from neuter plural of adversarius turned toward

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“Adversaria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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