Definitions for erratumɪˈrɑ təm, ɪˈreɪ-, ɪˈræt əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

er•ra•tum*ɪˈrɑ təm, ɪˈreɪ-, ɪˈræt əm(n.)(pl.)-ta

  1. corrigendum.

    Category: Printing, Literature

* (-tə).. Usage: See errata.

Origin of erratum:

1580–90; < L, n. use of errātum, neut. ptp. of errāre to wander, err

Princeton's WordNet

  1. misprint, erratum, typographical error, typo, literal error, literal(noun)

    a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind


  1. erratum(Noun)

    An error, especially one in a printed work.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Erratum(noun)

    an error or mistake in writing or printing


  1. Erratum

    An erratum or corrigendum is a correction of a book or article. An erratum is most commonly issued shortly after its original text is published. Patches to security issues in a computer program are also sometimes called errata. As a general rule, publishers issue an erratum for a production error and a corrigendum for an author's error.

Anagrams of erratum

  1. maturer

Translations for erratum

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


an error in writing or printing

The errata are listed at the beginning of the book.

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