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varia

[vair-ee-uh] /ˈvɛər i ə/
plural noun
1.
miscellaneous items, especially a miscellany of literary works.
Origin of varia
1925-1930
1925-30; < New Latin, Latin, neuter plural of varius various

varia lectio

[wah-ri-ah lek-ti-oh; English vair-ee-uh lek-shee-oh] /ˈwɑ rɪˌɑ ˈlɛk tɪˌoʊ; English ˈvɛər i ə ˈlɛk ʃiˌoʊ/
noun, plural variae lectiones
[wah-ri-ahy lek-ti-oh-nes; English vair-ee-ee lek-shee-oh-neez] /ˈwɑ rɪˌaɪ ˌlɛk tɪˈoʊ nɛs; English ˈvɛər iˌi ˌlɛk ʃiˈoʊ niz/ (Show IPA).
Latin.
1.
a variant reading.
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varia

/ˈvɛərɪə/
plural noun
1.
a collection or miscellany, esp of literary works
Word Origin
Latin, neuter plural of variusvarious
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