var·​ia | \ ˈver-ē-ə How to pronounce varia (audio) \

Definition of varia

: miscellany especially : a literary miscellany

First Known Use of varia

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for varia

borrowed from Latin, neuter plural of varius "of different kinds, various entry 1"

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The first known use of varia was in 1926

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“Varia.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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