apparatus criticus

noun
apparatus crit·​i·​cus | \ -it| |ēk- \

Definition of apparatus criticus

: supplementary data (such as variant readings) provided as part of an edition of a text as a basis for critical study

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History and Etymology for apparatus criticus

New Latin, critical apparatus

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“Apparatus criticus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apparatus%20criticus. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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