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Meaning of ERRATUM

Pronunciation:  i'reytum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some kind
 

ERRATUM is a 7 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: literal, literal error, misprint, typo, typographical error
 
 See Also: error, mistake

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Er*ra"tum\, n.; pl. {Errata}. [L., fr. errare, erratum,
to wander, err. See {Err}.]
An error or mistake in writing or printing.

      A single erratum may knock out the brains of a whole
      passage.                                 --Cowper.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: clerical error, corrigendum, error, failure, fault, faute, human error, misapprehension, miscalculation, miscarriage, misconception, miscount, misdeal, misidentification, misjudgment, misplay, misprint, misquotation, misreport, miss, misstatement, mistake, misunderstanding, misuse, typo, typographical error
 

 

 

 

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