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variorum an edition of an author's works having notes by various editors or commentators, and often including variant readings from manuscripts or earlier editions. The word is Latin, and comes (in the early 18th century) from editio cum notis variorum ‘edition with notes by various (commentators)’.

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var·i·o·rum / ˌve(ə)rēˈôrəm/ • adj. (of an edition of an author's works) having notes by various editors or commentators. ∎  including variant readings from manuscripts or earlier editions. • n. a variorum edition.

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variorum

variorum edition of a work containing the observations of various commentators. XVIII. g. pl. m. of L. varius VARIOUS in phr. editio cum notis variorum ‘edition with the notes of various (editors)’.

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Variorum

Variorum

a collection of an authors complete works with a commentary or notes, 1728.

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