marginalia

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

plural noun

marginal notes.

QUIZZES

LEARN THE SPANISH WORDS FOR THESE COMMON ANIMALS!

Are you learning Spanish? Or do you just have an interest in foreign languages? Either way, this quiz on Spanish words for animals is for you.
Question 1 of 13
How do you say “cat” 🐈 in Spanish?

Origin of marginalia

1825–35; <New Latin, noun use of neuter plural of Medieval Latin marginālismarginal
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for marginalia

British Dictionary definitions for marginalia

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012