American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An edition of the works of an author with notes by various scholars or editors.
- n. An edition containing various versions of a text.
- adj. Of or relating to a variorum edition or text.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an edition of some work in which the notes of different commentators are inserted: as, a variorum edition of Shakspere.
- n. An edition of a written work (especially the complete works of a classical writer) showing the notes and readings of a variety of different editors or commentators.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Containing notes by different persons; -- applied to a publication.
- n. an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editors
- From Latin variorum, genitive plural masculine of varius ‘various’, in the phrase editio cum notis variorum ‘edition with various notes’. (Wiktionary)
- From Latin (ēditiō cum notīs) variōrum, (edition with the notes) of various persons, genitive pl. of varius, various. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This, right here, with my variorum, is The End. Baby bird grown up, fled the nest, gone.”
“It was considered imperative to correct Cotton's translation by a careful collation with the 'variorum' edition of the original, Paris, 1854,”
“[This is translated freely from that prefixed to the 'variorum' Paris edition, 1854, 4 vols. 8vo.”
“The end of this would be the creation of an instantaneous variorum commentary.”
“In truth, I have 21 complete files of my variorum.”
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“If so, it's interesting to the web serve as a variorum!”
“One variorum sestina I'm fond of, though, is "Much Adieu About Nothing" which was first published in BAY WINDOWS back in 1995 and is not especially well-known or widely reprinted.”
“Non est dubium, quin pro variorum situ, ac natura, magnas alimentorum sortiantur differentias, alibi suaviores, alibi lutulentiores.”
“I have since read from cover to cover The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson edited by Thomas H. Johnson and reproduced from the 1955 variorum edition.”
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