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erratum

[ ih-rah-tuhm, ih-rey-, ih-rat-uhm ]
/ ɪˈrɑ təm, ɪˈreɪ-, ɪˈræt əm /
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noun, plural er·ra·ta [ih-rah-tuh, ih-rey-, ih-rat-uh]. /ɪˈrɑ tə, ɪˈreɪ-, ɪˈræt ə/.
an error in writing or printing.
a statement of an error and its correction inserted, usually on a separate page or slip of paper, in a book or other publication; corrigendum.
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Origin of erratum

1580–90; <Latin, noun use of errātum wandered, erred, strayed (neuter past participle of errāre). See err, -ate1

usage note for erratum

See errata.
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British Dictionary definitions for erratum

erratum
/ (ɪˈrɑːtəm) /

noun plural -ta (-tə)
an error in writing or printing
another name for corrigendum

Word Origin for erratum

C16: from Latin: mistake, from errāre to err
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