- plural of erratum.
- a list of errors and their corrections inserted, usually on a separate page or slip of paper, in a book or other publication; corrigenda.
Origin of errata
Origin of erratum
Related Words for erratacorrection
Examples from the Web for errata
Historical Examples of errata
Those mentioned in the Errata at the end of the book are hyperlinked to that section.The Sceptical Chymist
The extent of these ancient lists of errata staggers belief.The Booklover and His Books
Harry Lyman Koopman
The errata have been corrected the same way, except that they are underlined in blue.The Stranger in France
There were 1500 errata in the work, and a special charge of £2, 4s.A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898
Henry R. Plomer
The Errata page above is transcribed from the original text.Pung Chow
Lew Lysle Harr
- the plural of erratum
- an error in writing or printing
- another name for corrigendum
Word Origin for erratum
plural of erratum (q.v.).
"list of corrections attached to a printed book," 1580s, from Latin erratum (plural errata), neuter past participle of errare (see err).