apparatus criticus

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apparatus criticus

(ˈkrɪtɪkəs)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) textual notes, list of variant readings, etc, relating to a document, esp in a scholarly edition of a text
[Latin: critical apparatus]
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There are three apparatus critici accompanying: one giving the shorter Latin glosses from the rest of the Latin manuscript tradition, one comparing the Latin translation with the Arabic original, and one giving the text of the tradition that served as the basis for most of the edition when the editor did not use its readings.