plural noun

var·​ia ˈver-ē-ə How to pronounce varia (audio)
: miscellany
especially : a literary miscellany

Word History


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

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of varia was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Varia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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