varia

[vair-ee-uh]

Origin of varia

1925–30; < New Latin, Latin, neuter plural of varius various

varia lectio

[wah-ri-ah lek-ti-oh; English vair-ee-uh lek-shee-oh]
noun, plural va·ri·ae lec·ti·o·nes [wah-ri-ahy lek-ti-oh-nes; English vair-ee-ee lek-shee-oh-neez] /ˈwɑ rɪˌaɪ ˌlɛk tɪˈoʊ nɛs; English ˈvɛər iˌi ˌlɛk ʃiˈoʊ niz/. Latin.
  1. a variant reading.
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varia

pl n
  1. a collection or miscellany, esp of literary works

Word Origin for varia

Latin, neuter plural of varius various
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