critical apparatus

noun

the variant readings, footnotes, etc found in a scholarly work or a critical edition of a textAlso called: apparatus criticus

Nearby words

  1. criterion,
  2. crithidia,
  3. critic,
  4. critical,
  5. critical angle,
  6. critical care unit,
  7. critical constant,
  8. critical constants,
  9. critical damping,
  10. critical density

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