erratum

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noun er·ra·tum \e-ˈrä-təm, -ˈrā-, -ˈra-\

Definition of erratum

plural

errata

play play \-tə\
  1. :  error; especially :  corrigendum

Origin and Etymology of erratum

Latin, from neuter of erratus


First Known Use: 1589


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