scholium

noun
scho·li·um | \ˈskō-lē-əm \
plural scholia\ˈskō-lē-ə \ or scholiums

Definition of scholium 

1 : a marginal annotation or comment (as on the text of a classic by an early grammarian)

2 : a remark or observation subjoined but not essential to a demonstration or a train of reasoning

First Known Use of scholium

1535, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for scholium

New Latin, from Greek scholion comment, scholium, from diminutive of scholē lecture

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