from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An edition of the works of an author with notes by various scholars or editors.
- n. An edition containing various versions of a text.
- adj. Of or relating to a variorum edition or text.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An edition of a written work (especially the complete works of a classical writer) showing the notes and readings of a variety of different editors or commentators.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Containing notes by different persons; -- applied to a publication.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Noting an edition of some work in which the notes of different commentators are inserted: as, a variorum edition of Shakspere.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an edition containing various versions of a text or notes by various scholars or editors
From Latin (ēditiō cum notīs) variōrum, (edition with the notes) of various persons, genitive pl. of varius, various.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin variorum, genitive plural masculine of varius ‘various’, in the phrase editio cum notis variorum ‘edition with various notes’. (Wiktionary)