[ih-rah-tuh m, ih-rey-, ih-rat-uh m]
Origin of erratum
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Examples from the Web for erratum
Yet all this terrible reproach is only founded on an Erratum!
It must be confessed that this was an accident or misfortune—rather than an Erratum!
Page 78: "Ackermann's" has been corrected in accordance with the Erratum on page xviii.Mazes and Labyrinths
W. H. Matthews
The erratum noted after the list of illustrations has been fixed.A Civil Servant in Burma
Herbert Thirkel White
In this Project Gutenberg eText the erratum has been applied.The Memorials of the Hamlet of Knightsbridge
Henry George Davis
- an error in writing or printing
- another name for corrigendum
C16: from Latin: mistake, from errāre to err
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Word Origin and History for erratum
"list of corrections attached to a printed book," 1580s, from Latin erratum (plural errata), neuter past participle of errare (see err).
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