[ap-uh-rat-uh s krit-i-kuh s, -rey-tuh s; Latin ahp-pah-rah-too s krit-i-koo s]
- supplementary information, as variant readings, added to a text to provide material for study or criticism.
Origin of apparatus criticus
1860–65; < New Latin: critical apparatus
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- textual notes, list of variant readings, etc, relating to a document, esp in a scholarly edition of a text
Latin: critical apparatus
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