corrigendum 1850, from L. corrigendum (pl. corrigenda) "that which is to be corrected," neut. gerundive of corrigere "to correct" (see CORRECT (Cf. correct)).

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  • Corrigendum — Cor ri*gen dum (k?r r? j?n d?m), n.; pl. {Corrigenda} ( d?). [L.] 1. A fault or error to be corrected. [1913 Webster] 2. A correction of an error, especially in a printed document. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corrigendum — index error, miscue Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • corrigendum — meaning ‘something that should be corrected’, is normally used in its plural form corrigenda …   Modern English usage

  • corrigendum — [kôr΄ə jen′dəm, kär΄ə jen dəm] n. pl. corrigenda [kôr΄ə jen′də, kär΄ə jendə] [L, ger. of corrigere: see CORRECT] 1. an error to be corrected, esp. one in a printed work 2. [pl.] a list of such errors with their corrections, inserted in the… …   English World dictionary

  • corrigendum — corrigenda corrigenda n. pl.; sing. {corrigendum}. a list of printing errors in a book along with their corrections; as, an insert with addenda and corrigenda. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corrigendum — Als Erratum (lat. erratum, „Irrtum, Fehler“) wird bezeichnet: ein Fehler in einer Drucksache, siehe Druckfehler ein Fehler im Microcode eines Mikroprozessors, siehe Erratum (Prozessor) Als Errata (pl.) oder Erratum (sing.) bzw. Corrigenda (pl.)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • corrigendum — noun (plural corrigenda) Etymology: Latin, neuter of corrigendus, gerundive of corrigere to correct Date: 1823 an error in a printed work discovered after printing and shown with its correction on a separate sheet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corrigendum — (plural corrigenda)) a note published by an author, editor, or publisher of a work, expressly to cite one or more errors or omissions in that work together with their correction …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • corrigendum — /kawr i jen deuhm, kor /, n., pl. corrigenda / deuh/. 1. an error to be corrected, esp. an error in print. 2. corrigenda, a list of corrections of errors in a book or other publication. [1840 50; < L: lit., (something) to be corrected (neut. ger …   Universalium

  • corrigendum — noun /ˌkɒɹ.ɪˈdʒɛn.dəm,ˌkɒɹ.ɪˈgɛn.dəm,ˌkɔɹ.ɨˈdʒɛn.dəm,ˌkɔɹ.ɨˈgɛn.dəm/ a) An error that is to be corrected in a printed work after publication. b) A list of errors in a printed work as a separate page of corrections, known as an errata page …   Wiktionary

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