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erratum


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Erratum  \Er*ra"tum\,  n.;  pl  {Errata}.  [L.,  fr  errare  erratum, 
  to  wander,  err.  See  {Err}.] 
  An  error  or  mistake  in  writing  or  printing. 
 
  A  single  erratum  may  knock  out  the  brains  of  a  whole 
  passage.  --Cowper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  erratum 
  n  :  a  mistake  in  printed  matter  resulting  from  mechanical 
  failures  of  some  kind  [syn:  {misprint},  {typographical 
  error},  {typo},  {literal  error},  {literal}] 




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