variorum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin variorum, genitive plural masculine of varius ‘various’, in the phrase editio cum notis variorum ‘edition with various notes’.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛːɹɪˈɔːɹəm/

Noun[edit]

variorum (plural variorums or variora)

  1. An edition of a written work (especially the complete works of a classical writer) showing the notes and readings of a variety of different editors or commentators.
    • 2007: Johnson set out to produce a variorum, compiling and summarising the history of Shakespearean emendation and annotation — Michael Dobson, ‘For his Nose was as sharpe as a Pen’, London Review of Books 29:9, p. 5

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

variorum

  1. genitive masculine plural of varius
  2. genitive neuter plural of varius