variorum
I. noun Etymology: Latin variorum of various persons (genitive plural masculine of varius), in the phrase cum notis variorum with the notes of various persons Date: 1728 1. an edition or text with notes by different persons 2. an edition containing variant readings of the text II. adjective Date: circa 1763 relating to or being a variorum <
a variorum edition
>
; also variant <
variorum readings
>

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  • variorum — [ varjɔrɔm ] adj. inv. • 1842; n. m. « édition variorum » 1721; abrév. de la loc. lat. cum notis variorum scriptorum « avec les notes de plusieurs commentateurs » ♦ Didact. Édition variorum, avec des notes et des commentaires. ● variorum nom… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Variorum — Va ri*o rum, a. [L., abbrev. fr. cum notis variorum with notes of various persons.] Containing notes by different persons; applied to a publication; as, a variorum edition of a book. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • variorum — 1728, Latin, genitive masculine plural of varius (see VARY (Cf. vary)), in phrase editio cum notis variorum an edition (especially of the complete works of a classical author) with notes of various commentators or editors. Use with reference to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • variorum — variȏrum m <indekl.> DEFINICIJA naziv koji je u 17. i 18. st. označavao tiskano djelo klasičnog autora popraćeno dopunama više komentatora ETIMOLOGIJA lat. editio cum notis variorum scriptorum: izdanje s bilješkama raznih pisaca …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • variorum — [ver΄ē ôr′əm, var΄ē ôr′əm] n. [L, of various (scholars), gen. pl. of varius: see VARIOUS] 1. an edition or text, as of a literary work, containing notes by various editors, scholars, etc. 2. an edition of a work containing variant versions of the …   English World dictionary

  • VARIORUM — adj. inv. T. de Bibliographie , qui est une abréviation de cette phrase latine : Cum notis variorum scriptorum. Il s’emploie en parlant d’Auteurs latins imprimés avec des notes de plusieurs commentateurs. Une édition variorum. Un Horace variorum …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Variorum — A Variorum is a work that collates all known variants of a text. It is a work of textual criticism, whereby all variations and emendations are set side by side so that a reader can track how textual decisions have been made in the preparation of… …   Wikipedia

  • variorum — /vair ee awr euhm, ohr /, adj. 1. containing different versions of the text by various editors: a variorum edition of Shakespeare. 2. containing many notes and commentaries by a number of scholars or critics: a variorum text of Cicero. n. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • variorum — (va ri o rom ) Se dit, par abréviation, au lieu de l expression latine cum notis variorum scriptorum, en parlant des auteurs imprimés avec des notes de plusieurs commentateurs. Édition variorum. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. variorum, gén. plur. de varius,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • variorum — /vɛəriˈɔrəm/ (say vairree awruhm) adjective 1. (of an edition, etc.) characterised by various versions of the text or commentaries by various editors: a variorum edition of Shakespeare. –noun 2. a variorum edition, text, etc. {Latin (ēditio cum… …   Australian English dictionary

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