[ mahr-juh-ney-lee-uh, -neyl-yuh ]
/ ˌmɑr dʒəˈneɪ li ə, -ˈneɪl yə /

plural noun

marginal notes.


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Origin of marginalia

1825–35; < New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Medieval Latin marginālis marginal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for marginalia

/ (ˌmɑːdʒɪˈneɪlɪə) /

pl n

notes in the margin of a book, manuscript, or letter

Word Origin for marginalia

C19: New Latin, noun (neuter plural) from marginālis marginal
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