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var·i·o·rum

 (vâr′ē-ôr′əm, văr′-)
n.
1. An edition of the works of an author with notes by various scholars or editors.
2. An edition containing various versions of a text.
adj.
Of or relating to a variorum edition or text.

[From Latin (ēditiō cum notīs) variōrum, (edition with the notes) of various persons, genitive pl. of varius, various.]

variorum

(ˌvɛərɪˈɔːrəm)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) containing notes by various scholars or critics or various versions of the text: a variorum edition.
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) an edition or text of this kind
[C18: from Latin phrase ēditiō cum notīs variōrum edition with the notes of various commentators]

var•i•o•rum

(ˌvɛər iˈɔr əm, -ˈoʊr-)

adj.
1. containing different versions of a certain text.
2. containing notes and commentaries by a number of scholars.
n.
3. a variorum edition or text.
[1720–30; < Latin ēditiō cum notīs variōrum edition with the notes of various persons]

variorum

a work containing all available versions and variants of a text to enable scholars to compare them and study the development of the work. — variorum, adj.
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Variorum

 a collection of an author’s complete works with a commentary or notes, 1728.
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Noun1.variorum - an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editorsvariorum - an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editors
edition - the form in which a text (especially a printed book) is published
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As Joanna Gondris shows in her study of eighteenth century variora editions, the variorum page triggered mocking reviews already in the 1780s and 1790s.