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variorum (var-ee-OR-um) adjective
1. Containing various versions (from manuscripts, earlier editions, etc.) of a text.
2. Containing notes and commentaries by various editors and commentators.
Such a book.
[From Latin editio cum notis variorum (edition with notes of various [authors/sources]).]
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"A variorum edition would also show us how these elegiac poems, purportedly written on the anniversaries of the birthday of [Ted] Hughes's first wife, Sylvia Plath, were constructed." John Kinsella; Beguiled by the Wild; The Observer (London, UK); Nov 2, 2003.
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