apparatus criticus


apparatus criticus
/ap'euh rat"euhs krit"i keuhs, -ray"teuhs/; Lat. /ahp'pah rddah"toos krddit"i koos'/
supplementary information, as variant readings, added to a text to provide material for study or criticism.
[1860-65; < NL: critical apparatus]

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