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 for erratum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Erratum \Er*ra"tum\, n.; pl. Errata. [L., fr. errare, erratum,
     to wander, err. See Err.]
     An error or mistake in writing or printing.
     [1913 Webster]
           A single erratum may knock out the brains of a whole
           passage.                                 --Cowper.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical
           failures of some kind [syn: misprint, erratum,
           typographical error, typo, literal error, literal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "erratum":
     clerical error, corrigendum, error, failure, fault, faute,
     human error, misapprehension, miscalculation, miscarriage,
     misconception, miscount, misdeal, misidentification, misjudgment,
     misplay, misprint, misquotation, misreport, miss, misstatement,
     mistake, misunderstanding, misuse, typo, typographical error

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