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er·ra·tum /??r?t?m, ??re?-, ??ræt?m/ Pronunciation Key – Show Spelled Pronunciation[i-rah-tuhm, i-rey-, i-rat-uhm] Pronunciation Key – Show IPA Pronunciation
–noun, plural -ta /-t?/ Pronunciation Key – Show Spelled Pronunciation[-tuh] Pronunciation Key – Show IPA Pronunciation.
1. an error in writing or printing.
2. a statement of an error and its correction inserted, usually on a separate page or slip of paper, in a book or other publication; corrigendum.
[Origin: 1580–90; < L, n. use of err?tum wandered, erred, strayed (neut. ptp. of err?re). See err, -ate1] —Usage note See errata. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006. American Heritage Dictionary - Cite This Source er·ra·tum (?-rä't?m, ?-r?'-) Pronunciation Key n. pl. er·ra·ta (-t?) An error in printing or writing, especially such an error noted in a list of corrections and bound into a book. [Latin err?tum, from neuter past participle of err?re, to stray; see ers- in Indo-European roots.] (Download Now or Buy the Book) The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition Copyright © 2006 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. Online Etymology Dictionary - Cite This Source erratum "list of corrections attached to a printed book," 1589, from L. erratum (pl. errata), neut. pp. of errare (see err). Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper WordNet - Cite This Source erratum noun a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind [syn: misprint] WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University. Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary (Beta Version) - Cite This Source erratum [i?ra?t?m] noun — plural er?rata [-t?] an error in writing or printing Example: The errata are listed at the beginning of the book.