varia lectio

[ wah-ri-ah -lek-ti-oh; English vair-ee-uh -lek-shee-oh ]
/ ˈwɑ rɪˌɑ ˈlɛk tɪˌoʊ; English ˈvɛər i ə ˈlɛk ʃiˌoʊ /

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.

a variant reading.

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