Definition of erratum noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//eˈrɑːtəm//
; NAmE NAmE//eˈrɑːtəm//
[usually plural] (pl. errata
BrE BrE//eˈrɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//eˈrɑː//
(specialist) Parts of a book
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a mistake in a book (shown in a list at the back or front) A list of errata was printed at the back of the book. See related entries: Parts of a book Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Latin, ‘error’, neuter past participle of errare ‘err’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: erratum