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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An error to be corrected, especially a printer's error.
  • n. A list of errors in a book along with their corrections.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An error that is to be corrected in a printed work after publication.
  • n. A list of errors in a printed work as a separate page of corrections, known as an errata page.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A fault or error to be corrected.
  • n. A correction of an error, especially in a printed document.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Something, especially a word or phrase in print, that is to be corrected or altered.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a printer's error; to be corrected

Etymologies

Latin, neuter gerundive of corrigere, to correct; see correct.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin corrigendum, nominative neuter singular of corrigendus, the future passive participle (gerundive) of corrigō ("I correct"). (Wiktionary)

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